Modern Retail Interview: The English Beagle

The English Beagle

     Modern Retail talks to Audrey Williams, founder of The English Beagle, made in Britain the brands have hand-picked to guarantee you'll be getting the most remarkable and perfect gifts.   MR: How do you aim to stand out as a brand? AW: There are many retailers out there who offer a larger range

Spineless Classics Interview

Spineless Classics

      Modern Retail speaks to Carl Pappenheim, managing director of the brilliant and unique gift wholesale company Spineless Classics. A whole book on one page and the best part ... not one word is missing!  Read on to learn more about Spineless Classics...   MR: What makes your product unique?CP: Spineless Classics are complete

Old problems, New Solution

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Retailers are having a tough time at the moment. Not only do they have to fend off large retailers like Amazon, they have to keep up with consumers' increasing demands. Retail customers now shop where they want, how they want, when they want. They demand up-to-date-information, speed and easy access to

Beer Buddies

Beer Buddies

  Beer Buddies are the product you’ve always wanted but just didn’t know it. As seen at Hampton court flower show, Chelsea flower show and Glastonbury festival, beerbuddies are a range of character bottle openers designed for your garden. A useful bit of kit to go next to your barbecue, but

Tilnar Art

Tilnar Art

TILNAR ART THE NEW HOME OF AZETI INTERIORS  Tilnar Art are a small team of people who do their utmost to give you the best. We try hard to ensure that you receive a product that is hand made, unique and profoundly different to others in the market place. Over the

Getting to grips with the human aspects of automated eFulfilment


The nature of order fulfilment in ecommerce is changing radically, and with it, the demands placed upon the human resources needed to manage and support it. With leading online brands looking to further upscale their operations for picking single items, conventional methods are starting to show the strain. In the wake

How independent retailers can build customer confidence

Winning trust from potential customers

Winning trust from potential customers isn’t always easy.  As an independent retailer, you don’t have the ready-made reputation (good OR bad) that comes with a chain store.    Many people view independent retailers fondly and are keen to support their local independent specialist stores, but some feel reassured by the predictable consistency

Spineless Classics

Spineless Classics

  A Book on One Page   Full-text novel posters   Imagine a whole book on a single sheet. A bold art print on which, up close, you can read the full and complete text of your favourite classic work. Every paragraph, chapter heading and italic is kept and carefully arranged into a design which fits a standard frame with no

Racking at the heart of retail logistics

With the warehouse now the heart of most retail operations, Edward Hutchison, Managing Director of BITO Storage Systems, gives advice on sourcing storage and order picking solutions to keep it pumping. No longer the back end of a business, the warehouse is now at core of retailer’s drive to ensure complete