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Last week saw the much-awaited report by retail guru Mary Portas, offering ways to reinvigorate Britain's ailing High Streets. Aside from a few small gems, we felt it missed a Big Idea, so we have one of our own to share instead.....

'Pop-up' stores have grown so much in recent years. But is the concept itself a winning proposition? Is it sustainable, and how good is the shopper experience? More importantly, what can we learn from pop-ups, not just as retailers but for anyone manging a brand and its customer experience?

It's the last week of pre-Christmas shopping, and out-of-town shopping centres are humming with crowds. But overall, shopping centre growth is in decline, so what happens next? We look at potential ideas for the future of shopping centre venues.

What do you do when your tried-and-tested marketing techniques aren't as effective in today's economy? Start by staying positive - here's how some of those negative trends can have silver linings if your mindset allows you to see them..

Regular visitors to this site will know that we have a particular interest in Gen Y or the Millennial Generation, so we’ve been out in the run-up to Christmas, watching them shop, both in High Streets and malls, as well as on-line. What have we learned? Here are 5 clues to attracting Gen Y shoppers……..

Customer Faithful's Rick Harris was a speaker at this month's WFDSA regional conference "East Meets West" in Istanbul, Turkey. The conference brought together experts from government, consumer groups, academia and the direct selling industry across the EMEA region.