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Woolworths: back to basics

Woolworths' new CEO, Steve Johnson, has outlined a strategy for turning the ailing retailer's fortunes around by focusing on the customer, store disciplines, product availability and value perceptions, while also simplifying the business. While these initiatives are essential to put the business on a stable footing, they may only prolong Woolworths' survival, rather than ensure its future.

Published By Datamonitor
17 Sep 2008
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Why omnichannel cannot save the high street

An omnichannel approach is essential for retail chains, but click & collect will not stop the online channel's squeeze on the high street.

Published By Datamonitor
04 Apr 2013
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Tesco: testing foodservice with Taylor Street coffee chain

By investing in a joint venture to learn from the upmarket coffee chain Taylor Street, Tesco is highlighting the increasing interest of grocers in the foodservice sector. The retailer has learned from the unsuccessful standalone venture of competitor Sainsbury's and will take a more subtle role in researching the market before possible entry.

Published By Datamonitor
16 Aug 2012
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Tesco: announces price offensive

Tesco's announcement that it is cutting its prices by a total of GBP80 million represents the start of the latest round in the supermarket price wars. It will also put price higher on the grocers' PR agenda following 2006 when deflation across all grocers eased for the first time since 2003.

Published By Datamonitor
02 Jan 2007
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Superdrug should emphasize quality when marketing new B range

Superdrug's premium skincare and makeup brand, B, is pitched as offering premium products with simplified purchasing and accessible prices. Effective communication of its products' impressive test results should boost sales, but B's affiliation to Superdrug, a retailer associated with value ranges, means that non-Superdrug shoppers who want a premium beauty experience will need some convincing.

Published By Datamonitor
16 Jan 2013
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Social media: US department stores reap the rewards

Department stores are leading the way in terms of e-commerce, m-commerce, and social media, according to a recent survey. This has allowed them to boost their top lines after years of declining sales, while also capturing the attention of younger target consumer segments. Verdict believes that comprehensive digital strategies such as these would benefit luxury and specialist retailers alike.

Published By Datamonitor
26 Aug 2011
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Smartphones and showrooming seal Jessops' fate

Jessops has fallen into administration in the wake of a rapidly shrinking camera market and the effect of a showrooming onslaught on the high street. With all its stores now closed, there are few viable ways for Jessops to maintain a sizable store portfolio.

Published By Datamonitor
15 Jan 2013
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Saks: extending its grip on the luxury-for-less market

Saks has extended the reach of its discount operations by launching an online flash sale site, in a move which reflects the growing provision of discount luxury from US department stores. Verdict expects the platform to be successful given consumers' demand for value and the continued sales growth of existing flash sale sites, but Saks must be careful not to undermine its luxury proposition.

Published By Datamonitor
18 Aug 2011
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Sainsbury's: driving non-food growth through convenience

Supermarket giant Sainsbury's has secured first-mover advantage in the UK by installing an ordering kiosk at its Local store in Warren Street, London, providing customers with access to its full online non-food offer instore. This move is likely to drive sales for the retailer, by facilitating both convenient ordering and instore collection.

Published By Datamonitor
21 Feb 2011
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Rise in multi-channel retailing drives growth of SOA deployment

Retailers face increasing pressure to offer customers a fully-integrated multi-channel experience, for example where products can be bought online and collected in-store. The rise in multi-channel retailing has driven growth of service-oriented architecture deployment in the retail sector, and this trend is expected to continue over the coming years.

Published By Datamonitor
24 May 2007

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