Today, it’s the high street brands without their own online shop that stand out as exceptions to the rule.The channel itself has seen a strong growth in sales figures over the past few years, with the value of online sales in the retail sector going from 2.7% in January 2007 to 16.1% in January 2017 — a massive leap.
In-store retailers have the data they need to improve their businesses - but they're missing the tech
Yes, the beginning of the year has something particularly ‘blue’ to it. To a certain extent, it is the season to be sad. It’s always dark and cold outside, the holidays are over and day-to-day routines have kicked in. Feeling low is not uncommon. Nearly one in three people in the UK suffer from Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD), with symptoms ranging from fatigue and trouble concentrating all the way through to anxiety and depression.
In theory, there’s nothing wrong with the term. But employers and businesses feel uncomfortable about using it. The problem?
The term productivity is tainted by negative connotations that hint at hard work, squeezed employees, and an obsessive — even reckless — focus on yield. There’s a misconception. Productivity by definition is a measure of output per unit of input. Expressed mathematically: