TITLE

Shops may be closing but it should motivate not put off retail marketers

AUTHOR(S)
Baker, Rosie
PUB. DATE
May 2013
SOURCE
Marketing Week (Online Edition);5/30/2013, p8
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Opinion
ABSTRACT
In this article the author cites the need for retailers to work with their rivals to arrest the decline in high streets. She mentions the results of a study from the Centre for Retail Research that 60,000 shops will close by 2018 but notes that it should motivate and not put off retail marketers. She also claims that retailers and high streets using digital and mobile to supplement their physical environments to create a brand space will survive the predicted closures.
ACCESSION #
88007550

 

Related Articles

  • Standing trial. Hosea, Maeve // In-Store;Aug2005, p29 

    Focuses on the success of a digital screen network trial in retail stores in Great Britain. Significance of the digital technology to the sales of the stores; Benefits of the technology to retailers; Types of the digital screen network.

  • Retail after Caldor. Philippidis, Alex // Fairfield County Business Journal;03/01/99, Vol. 38 Issue 9, p1 

    Reports on retail industry problems in Fairfield County, Connecticut and the rest of the United States. Collapse of Caldor Corp.; Cutbacks at Bradlee's and Service Merchandise; Acquisition of Caldor stores by Wal-Mart Stores Inc.; Financial performance of Wal-Mart in 1998.

  • As Retail Icons Succumb, Is It Cause for Mourning? Forseter, Murray // Chain Store Age;Feb2001, Vol. 77 Issue 2, p10 

    Comments on the demise of established retail companies in the United States in year 2000. Examples of such stores; Challenge for retailers; Reason for their failure.

  • Second sight. Davis, Glynn // In-Store;Sep2007, p31 

    The article focuses on the growing interest by retailers and brand owners in Great Britain in in-store digital media. It asserts that the renaming of Tesco TV as Tesco Screens indicate that screens in retail stores should no longer be regarded as TV systems. It cites the move by some retailers...

  • IN-STORE SHOW LATEST.  // In-Store;Mar2008, p4 

    This section offers news briefs related to retail stores in Great Britain. The In-Store Show 2008 will feature the Skillsmart Retail Competition, Brand Communication Showcase and Digital Media in Retail. HRG has expanded with new accounts including BlackBerry, Callaway, and Crown. Aspects Shop...

  • Topshop's First U.S. Opening Finalized.  // WWD: Women's Wear Daily;2/13/2009, Vol. 197 Issue 32, p2 

    The article focuses on the opening of the Topshop store owned by Sir Philip Green in Broadway, New York City. It notes that the store will carry all Topshop collections for women and the Topman label for men. A party will be held for Topman, which will be hosted by Amy Sacco at Bungalow 8. It...

  • Bally Struts Its Stuff On Rodeo Drive. Tyree, Michelle Dalton // WWD: Women's Wear Daily;1/19/2005, Vol. 189 Issue 12, p12 

    Reports on the re-opening of the Swiss luxury clothing and apparel retail store Bally in Beverly Hills, California in November 2004. Description of the store; Product offered by the store to commemorate its opening; Views of Marco Franchini, chairman and CEO of the Bally, on the store and its...

  • Luxury reaches the high street. Germain, Emma // Design Week;7/24/2008, Vol. 23 Issue 30, p9 

    The article looks at retailers in Great Britain which are investing in design in order to offer customers "an experience." It reveals that the trend in fashion store retail design is the movement towards luxury. Shops such as Reiss, Jigsaw and Banana Republic have been taking the concept of...

  • Bashas' Cuts Workforce, Trims Stores. Hamstra, Mark // SN: Supermarket News;2/9/2009, Vol. 57 Issue 6, p1 

    The article reports that Chandler, Arizona-based Bashas' has closed five stores and eliminated 350 positions as it struggles with a difficult operating environment in Arizona. The privately owned company, which operates about 160 locations, mostly in Arizona, is closely evaluating the viability...

Share

Read the Article

Courtesy of VIRGINIA BEACH PUBLIC LIBRARY AND SYSTEM

Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics