The trading period this Chinese New Year will be like no other thanks to the ongoing coronavirus pandemic. Yet despite travel restrictions and store closures blocking tourism in the UK, experts say retailers can still make significant profits if they're smart...

How retailers can capitalise on Lunar New Year in a Covid world

Despite travel restrictions and store closures blocking tourism in the UK, experts say retailers can still make profits if they adapt well.
B&Q National Apprenticeship Week

B&Q lines up over 600 graduates to complete apprenticeships

B&Q has scheduled more than 600 graduates to complete apprenticeships by the end of the year
World Mental Health Day sees support of John Lewis, M&S, Asos, Next, The Entertainer, Tesco, Sainsbury's & the Co-op

Retailers get behind World Mental Health Day

October 10th is World Mental Health Day & many retailers are showing their support by launching campaigns & initiates nationwide.
Jo Whitfield

Co-op CEO Jo Whitfield wins Business Woman Award

Co-op's food chief executive Jo Whitfield has been announced as the winner of the Veuve Clicquot Business Woman Award for...
Lord Stuart Rose Ocado

Lord Rose: Death of the high street is “overblown”

Lord Stuart Rose has told delegates at World Retail Congress that talk about the death of the high street has been “overblown".
Superdry Julian Dunkerton

Superdry chairman urges boardrooms to hire young people amid online shift

Superdry chairman Peter Williams has made his first public appearance at the World Retail Congress since being appointed.
World Retail Congress

World Retail Congress 2019: What is the future of brands?

The first day of the World Retail Congress has taken place at the RAI Amsterdam where leaders of the global retail industry...
Kering LVMH

London Fashion Week provides “brief relief” for West End retailers

The second London Fashion Week (LFW) event of the year is taking place this week from September 13 until September 18, and has been celebrated as an encouragement for shoppers during difficult times for retail.

Roundtable: Social media, and turning likes into revenue hikes

It’s been an interesting few months in the world of social media in terms of ethics, data management and its wider role in modern-day...

Conviviality posts growth across all sectors following acquisitions

The UK‘s leading alcohol wholesaler Conviviality, which owns retail outlets Bargain Booze and Wine Rack, has posted a drop in like for like sales...

Feature Resource

The Crucial Challenges Retailers will Face in the 2020s

Panasonic and WBR Insights Research: The Crucial Challenges Retailers will Face in the 2020s At the start of 2020, Panasonic partnered with WBR Insights to find...