Retail Dilemma: Accessibility of The UK’s Shopping Centre

The UK population had peaked to 65.6 million in 2016. And, it was reported that 18% of the population were aged 65 and over. With an ageing population that’s constantly on the rise, are the public shopping centres accommodating for the elderly and their needs, and are they making themselves accessible for those with disabilities? Surprisingly, many retail stores are inaccessible to many despite Britain’s disabled population having a spending power of £80bn. Some companies are potentially losing out on their share of the weekly £420m in sales by not having wheelchair ramps and access to all floors.…

The Internet Revolutionized Offline Retail: How? (Infographic)

The internet’s influence in retail extends far beyond people shopping online. The original threat seemed to focus on online shopping and many hypothesised how bricks & mortar stores will lose a large portion of their market share to the convenience of online shopping. This is part of it of course, but in truth, it is a small part of a much bigger picture. The internet is now playing an important role in everything we do and shopping online is only one side of the coin.…