Claude Nahon

Valentine's Day - 'Hallmark Holiday' or Hallmark Tradition?

Cupid's arrow is clearly striking at our heart (and purse) strings. So, where did it all come from? How are we spending our money, and who is buying what, and where? While some of the behaviour and images associated with Valentine's Day might be fairly predictable, some of the facts might surprise you.
08/02/2016 12:18 GMT

Why Your Teenager Is Making Shopping Better for Everyone

If you want to catch a glimpse of how tech will revolutionise shopping - and so many aspects of our lives - it's worth keeping an eye on the changing habits of our mobile-obsessed teens. Done well, brands can personalise our shopping like never before and create a really enjoyable experience.
07/05/2015 22:50 BST

Why It's Time for a British Black Friday

Why, though, must such a key moment in the retail calendar be confined to the sofa? It's one thing entertaining people at home with a wonderful two-minute film, quite another to entice them into shops to stock up on Christmas gifts and order the turkey.
28/11/2014 11:04 GMT

Living in the Future of Retail: Why the Jetsons Were right

It's been over 50 years since The Jetsons first began to show the world a futuristic vision of the mid-21st century; from flying cars to jetpacks and friendly maid-bots, the future isn't quite here yet but from a shopping perspective, The Jetsons was more than prophetic...
06/08/2014 11:05 BST