The VM & Display Show is held at the Business Design Centre in Islington, London and is the longest running exhibition for the Visual Merchandising industry and David Anthony our new Creative Visual Merchandising Expert exhibited his freelance business in the Creative Network area of the show. As a consultant and

The Baby Cot Shop Store Opening

The Baby Cot Shop

Modern Retail was delighted to be invited by Toks, owner of The Baby Cot Shop, to the opening of her first bricks-and-mortar store in Chelsea. Ideally situated on the King’s Road, the picturesque store’s inviting lights and beautifully decorated window display immediately captivate your eye. It’s almost impossible to miss. Upon

[INFOGRAPHIC] Is it High Time to go Digital?

time to go digital

  Ever wonder how much technology is changing the retail industry? Here we look at how the ever changing face of tech in the 21st century is altering and evolving retail. In 2014, there were around 39 million digital buyers in the UK. Fast forward just two years to today and

Managing Relationships with your Customers

managing customer relationships

This month I want to focus on the importance of managing customer relationships and the communications with them. Smaller retailers typically can build up a closer relationship with customers, as they will generally be part of the local community and they will get to know them, especially if they are loyal