The March 2021 issue of Furniture News is available to read online, and features a special focus on retail technology.
The UK furniture sector is already proving adaptable, having been schooled in the necessity of ecommerce integration since Lockdown 1.0, with many discovering the joys of faster, smarter and more profitable ways to do business. This month, Furniture News asks a panel of sector-specialist vendors how they can help prevent store owners from becoming the latest victims of ‘Retail Darwinism’.
The issue presents interviews with Savoir’s Alistair Hughes, Rhenus’ Gavin Boden, The French Bedroom Company’s Georgia Metcalfe, and sales agent Karen Rowley. Elsewhere, it looks at what made The Online Furniture Show an instant success, explores some of the principles behind the design and installation of store interiors, and presents some of the latest in beds and bedroom furniture.
Finally, in its Opinion section, Furniture News share tips on achieving a good omnichannel balance, and how to make the most of sales staff – after all, a hi-tech business is only as good as the people behind it.
Read it here.