Drone City

Starting gun fired for UK delivery drones


Karl Tomusk

The UK Civil Aviation Authority has authorised the first trial of routine drone flights outside a pilot’s line of sight, which could have significant implications for logistics, construction and retail.

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How Tesco embraced the electric revolution


Karl Tomusk

Having halved its emissions since 2016 and introduced an ambitious electric vehicle strategy, Tesco is on its way to reaching net-zero status by 2035. PlaceTech speaks to the supermarket's head of energy for an insight into its green strategy.

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Retail has entered ‘era of belonging’

What does the future hold for retail and leisure? These are clearly challenging times, but seen against those sectors that were cruising before Covid but are now flailing for new ideas, such as offices, retailers have a headstart in confronting uncomfortable truths, and daring those who hold the purse strings to rip it up and start again.

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10 of the best retail data tools

We asked a panel of experts to name their favourite innovations for footfall and audience insight to help retail property players. Here's their pick.