Posts Tagged ‘apple’

Browett exit a blow to Dixons, but it’s on the right course

Are retailers blocking scanning apps?

One of the more interesting (and practical) technological advances to impact retailing over the past couple of years has been the popularity of price comparison scanning apps on smartphones. Whether it is specialist apps by the likes of RedLaser or those from internet players such as eBay and Amazon, there is no doubt that their [...]

Xmas over but ‘Days of Christmas’ promotions rumble on

With the Christmas trading results of many retailers now dribbling in, most attention has been focused on those crucial weeks and days in the run up to the 25th. However, with the Christmas period playing such a crucial role to a range of retailers (particularly entertainment, electronics and toy specialists), who can blame them for wanting to extend the [...]

Retailers enter tablet battlezone

When apple’s iPad was launched earlier this year, it was derided by some for being a device that nobody needed. In fact, at the time, most people were unsure about what it was actually for - lacking the convenience of a smart phone, but also missing the capabilities off a larger laptop. Was it to be used [...]