Sunday, January 26, 2020
intu Lakeside has introduced mood-boosting light houses to brighten its visitor experience. The three walk-in ‘light houses’ aim to boost footfall, dwell time and brighten the moods of its 35 million visitors using the psychological benefits of colour.

Retail Gazette Loves: Intu’s mood boosting light houses

Intu has introduced mood-boosting light houses to brighten its visitor experience at its Lakeside shopping centre.
Covent Garden has welcomed eight new stores in recent weeks, three of which are new flagships.The three new flagship concept stores on Floral Street are Dominique Ansel Treehouse, American Vintage and a brand-new Jigsaw concept.

Covent Garden welcomes 8 new stores

Covent Garden has welcomed eight new stores in recent weeks, three of which are new flagships.
Central England Co-operative appoints Andy Peake as commercial director

Central England Co-operative appoints Andy Peake as commercial director

Central England Co-operative has hired Andy Peake to join the retailer as its new commercial director.
Toolstation opens landmark 400th store

Toolstation opens landmark 400th store

Toolstation has just opened its landmark 400th UK store in Balham, South London.
While salaries soar in the retail industry, job applications in the sector plummeted. According to the latest quarterly job market report from CV-Library, salaries in the retail sector soared in the final few months of 2019 and grew by 7.2 per cent year-on-year.

Retail job applications plummet despite salary growth

While salaries soar in the retail industry, job applications in the sector plummeted.
Wex Photo Video to open two new stores before spring

Wex Photo Video to open two new stores before spring

Wex Photo Video is slated to open the doors to two new stores in the first quarter of 2020.
Lunar New Year no longer the biggest shopping period for Chinese visitors

Lunar New Year no longer the biggest shopping period for Chinese visitors

The upcoming Lunar New Year celebrations is slated to no longer be the biggest spend period for Chinese shoppers.
Karen Millen's ex-CEO Beth Butterwick joins Jigsaw to "work on a project"

Karen Millen’s ex-CEO Beth Butterwick joins Jigsaw to “work on a project”

Jigsaw has hired former Karen Millen chief executive Beth Butterwick to work on a project on an interim basis.
Digital payments have the power to “do no less than rebalance global economic power” and will bring about the end of plastic cards, not cash.

Digital payments will kill plastic cards, not cash

Digital payments have the power to “do no less than rebalance global economic power” and will bring about the end of plastic
Fat Face recycling carbon neutral

Fat Face sets further sustainability goals after reducing carbon footprint

Fat Face has revealed a list of sustainability targets for 2025 in a bid to keep up to pace with consumer demands.

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