Sunday, September 22, 2019
YouGov’s brand health rankings dominated by retailers: John Lewis, Ikea and M&S

John Lewis tops YouGov’s brand health rankings for 2nd year running

John Lewis has retained its #1 spot on YouGov’s brand health rankings, scoring well ahead of other retailers like M&S and Ikea.
Farfetch denies reports of Barneys acquisition from New York Post

Farfetch denies reports of Barneys acquisition

Farfetch has denied reports they are in talks to buy Barneys amidst reports they are facing challenges of their own.
John Lewis Partnership: new product launches fail to boost weekly sales

New product launches fail to boost John Lewis Partnership’s weekly sales

// John Lewis Partnership weekly sales decline 2.4% // Waitrose sales drop 2.1% // John Lewis sales down by 2.8% John Lewis Partnership’s weekly sales declined by 2.4...
House of Fraser Sports Direct administration Mike Ashley

House of Fraser extends administration for another year

House of Fraser has extended its administration for a further 12 months
John Lewis pension

John Lewis weekly sales rise thanks to Back To School

John Lewis saw total sales rise 0.4 per cent year-on-year last week as it benefitted from back to school shopping.
The rise & fall of department stores

The rise & fall of department stores

While some department stores are managing to report consecutive quarters of strengthened results, others aren't so much.
M&S launches new campaign recycle bras Shwop recycling deposit boxes Oxfam.

Bra recycling given spotlight in new M&S Swhop campaign

M&S has launched a new campaign that informs customers and encourages them to recycle their bras.
Debenhams new CEO Stefaan Vansteenkiste chairman Terry Duddy resigns

Debenhams names new CEO as chairman Terry Duddy quits

Debenhams has appointed turnaround specialist Stefaan Vansteenkiste as the new CEO.
Depop opens a pop-up retail space in London's luxury department store, Selfridges, its first branded pop-up store outside of the US

Depop launches first UK pop-up space in Selfridges

Depop has opened a physical retail space in London's luxury department store, Selfridges.
Mixed weather drags John Lewis Partnership's weekly sales for Waitrose and John Lewis chains

Mixed weather drags John Lewis Partnership’s weekly sales

John Lewis Partnership’s weekly sales have declined by 2.8 per cent this week, thanks to mixed weather across the country.

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Why should you focus on the point of sale?

Because 65% of purchasing decisions are made at the POS! Visibility is the key factor for decisions at the Point of Sale! Hence - SHOPPERS...