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Retail in Detail for IT Vendors

It’s a good time to be an IT vendor in retail – with razor-thin margins pushing profits, multi-channel challenges stretching internal teams, and new business models flying in from every angle, retailers are under pressure to "disrupt or be disrupted."

To do this, they need to match the latest trends in consumer behaviour and retail technology with the right suppliers – at the right time. In a fast-moving sector, we have the understanding of current retailer ‘wants’ and of the retail influencer network to help you move fastest of all. We know exactly what you need, and have developed a range of solutions and offerings which include the following:

The deepest insights into the Retail Landscape

 

Unique, compelling insight from the most current data on the Top 300 Retailers.
Making the right connections with retailers isn’t simple – it’s about knowing who to talk to, but also about being armed with the right insight to know what to talk to them about today. We’ve put together a package which gives you the accuracy (the most comprehensive and up-to-date data) and the insight on retailers’ technology ecosystem to help you make the difference.


68% of retailers now have Click & Collect in place, but only 1% of the remainder have active plans to introduce it in the near future.

32% of retailer use mobile technology

17% of retailers installed their current HR systems OVER 10 YEARS AGO

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Help Retailers Survive NRF
Help Retailers Survive NRF

NRF is the best time to catch retailers – but with so many people in a frenetic few days, you can’t leave engagement to chance. We offer a range of services to vendors including a managed programme, pre-arranged 1-2-1 meetings, our famous survival kit and infamous after party.

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Influence the Influencer
Influence the Influencer

Retail influencers are currently the most powerful people in UK retail, the ones you need to engage. You need to know who they are, and to be confident you know which retailer uses which consultancy. Our Influencer Report identifies the influencers for top UK retailers.

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Retail State of Play
Retail State of Play

Retail’s familiarity with the tech megatrends (Mobility, Social Media, Big Data, Cloud) means we risk forgetting why they’re so important. Our brand report brings you up to date with how retailers are practically using these technologies today to drive digital transformation

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