Black Friday: Shifting its Centre of Gravity
Ahead of Black Friday 2018, Tim Denison traces the history of a retail event that has evolved into a global phenomenon. But what is different now to previous years, what can retailers learn, and what shape can we expect Black Friday to take in the future?
Get Fair or Fail: Why Fairness is Key to Business Success
Acknowledgement of customer experience (CX) as a driver of business performance is at an all-time high, with most companies making significant investments to meet their customers’ needs. But for many the question remains, how do you choose which customers or situations to prioritise?
Black Friday: The Story So Far (2017)
In this Ipsos Views white paper, updated and expanded for 2017, Tim Denison, Director of Retail Intelligence, takes us on a tour of the history of this prominent date in the retail calendar, identifies some successes (and failures) along the way, and offers some thoughts as to what the next few years might bring