Retail trends

Boston Insight Market Focus

NACS Show & Insight Market Focus Boston 2023

We are looking forward to attending the pre-NACS Show Insight Market Focus in Boston 1- 3 October and connecting with

Convenience Majlis 2023, Saudi Arabia

Convenience Majlis 2023, Saudia Arabia, supported by Shopworks

Majlis, an Arabic term used to describe gatherings for the purpose of exchanging views. Convenience Majlis takes place in Riyadh

Refuel Forum UK

ReFuelForum UK 2023

Shopworks MD Craig Phillipson is heading to Marbella this week for ReFuelForum UK for two days of networking and taking

Saudi Arabia Fuel & Convenience Report

Exclusive Report: Fuel & Convenience Retail in Saudi Arabia

Over the last few months Shopworks has been carrying out an in-depth study of Saudi Arabia’s Fuel and Convenience market

Saudi Arabian Deep Dive with OLA Energy

MENA and Saudia Arabia Deep Dive with OLA Energy & Shopworks

The MENA region is fast becoming a global centre for growth and innovation, especially in the areas of digitalisation and

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Shop Talk LIVE: Middle East updates with ENOC & OOMCO

Nikolay Vylegzhanin, Regional Director – Middle East for Shopworks co-hosts this Middle East focused Shop Talk LIVE with Dan Munford.

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The Middle East: Innovation and convenience retail excellence

Shopworks Regional Director for the Middle East, Nikolay Vylegzhanin joins Carolyn Schnare to discuss convenience retail excellence and innovation in

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Retail innovation in the GCC region

Shopworks Regional Director for the Middle East, Nikolay Vylegzhanin shares with us the reasons why the GCC (Gulf Cooperation Council)

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Convenience in the Middle East – a very important part of the global retail map

In the world of convenience retail everyone is always talking about North America (and rightly so), looking at trends in

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Shop Talk LIVE:The future of roadside retail – with EG Group

You are invited to join the latest episode of Shop Talk Live brought to you by Global Convenience Store Focus

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Electric Vehicle challenges and opportunities for roadside retail

Roadside retail will play an important role in encouraging consumers to switch from ICE (Internal Combustion Engine) to EV by

Shop Talk Live Africa Market Special

Shop Talk Live Africa Market Special

Join us for Shop Talk LIVE Friday, 29 October 2021 at 2pm. Register here.  We are looking forward to participating in


Roadside Retail Growth – Latin America Style!

We are looking forward to diving back into the world of convenience retail with Shop Talk Live where our MD

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What’s Next for C-Store Sites?

Convenience retailers rethink site design and in-store layouts to meet changing consumer behaviours. In the latest Shop Talk Live, the

Whats Next for the Future of C-Stores

The Future of Drive-Thru and Convenience Store Planning Webinar

Join us on Thursday 8th October at 2.00pm for a preview virtual store tour video featuring one of Emarat’s latest

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Retail design and planning takes centre stage at Shopworks

While the UK government has struggled with the concept of ‘track and trace’ for its planned Coronavirus contact tracing app

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The future vision of forecourt design

Join us on Friday 19th June at 2.00pm for a 45 minute virtual store tour and future of design panel

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Perspectives from convenience industry leaders

Shop Talk LIVE, Global Convenience Store Focus’ new weekly webinar slot, highlights the opportunities presented to convenience retailers as a

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Why forecourt retailing offers some of the best insights into the future of retail

In fact, convenience is perhaps the biggest overall driving trend in the future of forecourt retail as identified at Shell’s

Virtual reality at retail

Is virtual reality in retail design the next step?

Unless you’ve been living on Venus the last few weeks, Pokémon Go has become a global phenomenon. The game sees

Experiential retail stores

Why retailers are investing in experiential stores

From wine bars and ‘do-it-yourself’ restaurants to yoga sessions, book groups and nail and hair salons, retailers are increasingly turning

Making shops work in a multichannel world

Making Shops Work in a Multichannel World

The seamless multichannel experience. We’ve heard about it, read about it and, for a lot of retailers, probably spent nights

Flagship store retail design

What makes a flagship store?

Background As the brightest diamond in a retailer’s crown, the flagship store has a key role to play in the