Wednesday, June 16, 2021
Hotter Shoes is to become the first UK-based footwear brand in its category to integrate Augmented Reality in its app.

Hotter Shoes accelerates digital transformation with AR integration

Hotter integrates AI functionality into its app, enabling customers to try products for fit, colour and design virtually all from home.
Yoox launches a dedicated section on its site for Generation Z shoppers

Yoox targets Gen Z shoppers with new online hub

Yoox has launched a new dedicated section on its platform for Generation Z customers, named HI GUY_Z!
JD Sports has announced that it has become the official activewear brand for Love Island Season 7 in its biggest partnership of the year.

JD Sports becomes Love Island’s official activewear brand

JD Sports has announced that it has become the official activewear brand for Love Island Season 7 in its biggest partnership of the year.
Boohoo co-founder Carol Kane faces shareholder revolt over reappointment

Boohoo co-founder Carol Kane faces shareholder revolt

Boohoo founder Carol Kane is facing a shareholder revolt regarding her reappointment to the board in the wake of (...)
Mountain Warehouse relaunches Animal as online-only brand

Mountain Warehouse relaunches Animal as online-only brand

Animal has been relaunched as an online-only retailer after Mountain Warehouse acquired the collapsed surfwear retailer earlier this year.
Frasers Group Hugo Boss

Frasers Group not planning Hugo Boss takeover, group confirms

Mike Ashley’s Frasers Group has denied placing a takeover bid on Hugo Boss after reports emerged that the group was planning on increasing its shares in the premium retailer.
Weird Fish John Stockton managing director profile MD interview

Big Interview: John Stockton, Managing Director, Weird Fish

Weird Fish managing director John Stockton recalls how the lifestyle retailer was an "early-adopter" of digital investment.
M&S marks and spencer trading update

M&S to close 30 stores after £201m loss

Marks & Spencer has announced plans to reduce its store estate after it plunged to a £201 million loss thanks to lockdowns and tiered restrictions.
Buyers have been urged to “move quickly” to acquire the remaining assets of Arcadia Group, including the rights to its widely recognised brand name, trademarks and domain names

Final nail in the coffin for Arcadia as final assets will be sold tomorrow

Buyers have been urged to “move quickly” to acquire the remaining assets of Arcadia Group, including the rights to its widely recognised brand name, trademarks and domain names
Sosandar

Sosandar to raise over £5m as it extends John Lewis and M&S partnerships

Sosandar has revealed plans to raise almost £6 million to invest in stock from the autumn and winter season onwards as it extends partnerships with John Lewis, Marks & Spencer and Next.

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True impact of Covid-19 on retailers

Retail Ecommerce Fraud & Payments Survey Last year was turbulent for retail merchants. Physical stores were forced online and ecommerce sales reached new heights. In...