Saturday, March 28, 2020

Waitrose names new retail director as top management prepares to depart

Waitrose has announced that Ben Stimson, currently serving on the John Lewis Management Board, will become the company‘s new retail director. Stimson is to...

John Lewis Partnership posts massive pre-tax annual profit

The John Lewis Partnership achieved a pre-tax profit of £245 million for the year ending January 30, compared to £194.4 million the previous year,...
BHS Sir Philip Green

BHS secures loan from Blockbuster backers

Retail Acquisitions, the owner of BHS, has secured a loan of £10m from a subsidiary of Gordon Brothers to support the growth of BHS...

Fortnum & Mason celebrates its ecommerce anniversary

On Tuesday, Fortnum and Mason marked the first anniversary of the re-launch of its online platform. The new site has been instrumental in improving...

John Lewis invests in in-store data collection

John Lewis has outlined plans to close the “black hole” of customer data in its stores.As more retailers make the move online, customer data...

BHS forced to reconsider its estate and pension scheme

Struggling homeware and fashion retailer BHS is planning a drastic revamp with the closure of a number of its stores and the restructuring of...

John Lewis to debut in the Middle East

John Lewis is to set foot in the UAE, strengthening the British department store retailer‘s presence overseas, particularly in the Asian and Middle Eastern markets.According...

Brands to bid for space on House of Fraser website

House of Fraser has partnered with e-commerce trading platform Elevaate to allow brands to bid for online shelf space. An initial trial allowed a...

All Eyes on Liberty

Liberty is bringing its store windows into the modern age with a dynamic multimedia “All Eyes on Liberty” campaign launching today. The London department...

Is M&S taking the first step to open shop in Australia?

Marks & Spencer has launched new websites in Australia and New Zealand in its latest bid to push into overseas markets, reported The Guardian.Australian...