John Lewis

John Lewis signs new deal with kidswear rental platform

John Lewis has launched a capsule collection of baby and childrenswear which are available to rent from a kidswear rental platform.
Debenhams

Debenhams Torquay store to be transformed into flats and retail space

The vacant Debenhams store on Torquay’s Strand is set to be demolished as part of a major regeneration plan.
M&S profits and sales surge

M&S profits and sales beat pre-Covid levels as it fully exits Russia

M&S has delivered a “strong all-round performance” as both profits and sales rose in its last financial year as it decides to fully exit Russia.
Harrods has appointed Tim Parker as its new chief financial officer as the luxury department store continues the road to recovery post pandemic.

Harrods appoints new CFO as it ramps up post-Covid recovery plan

Harrods has appointed Tim Parker as its new chief financial officer as the luxury department store continues to recover post pandemic.
The Very Group

The Very Group revives £4bn IPO plans

The Very Group owner, the Barclay family, is again looking to float the ecommerce group after calling off their plan for a £4billion IPO last year due to a volatile market.
Marks & Spencer has written to chancellor Rishi Sunak, warning that an online sales tax would do more harm than good for the high street.

M&S warns Rishi Sunak an online sales tax will ‘damage’ shops and high streets

Marks & Spencer has written to chancellor Rishi Sunak, warning that an online sales tax would do more harm than good for the high street.
Marks & Spencer is launching retail’s first alumni mentoring scheme as it continues to unlock the power of its global community of passionate former colleagues. 

M&S becomes first retailer to launch alumni mentoring scheme

Marks & Spencer is launching retail’s first alumni mentoring scheme as it continues to expand its global community of former colleagues. 
John Lewis

John Lewis poaches new people director from Post Office

John Lewis has hired a new executive director for people to "develop and deliver the people strategy" for the partnership.
M&S chair attacks ‘pointless’ post-Brexit rules for Northern Ireland

M&S chairman attacks Brexit red tape, claims it has cost retailer £30m

Marks & Spencer chair Archie Norman has slammed “pointless” rules affecting business in Ireland following Brexit.
Amazon 4-star

Amazon stores boss heads to M&S after 4-star closures

Amazon head of store design Ben Hougham, who led the development of its short-lived 4-stars chain, is set to join M&S.

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eCommerce Returns: Consumer Trends and the Impact on Retailers

Consumers buying online can equal higher volumes of product returns! Whistl has reviewed recent research and outlined the change in consumer eCommerce buying trends...