Monday, January 17, 2022
The Perfume Shop

The Perfume Shop sells 7% more Christmas gift sets after lockdown threat

The Perfume Shop has said it sold 1.9 million bottles of perfume in the month leading up to Christmas.
Shoppers on high street in front of sale window

Good news for high streets as consumers return for New Year’s Eve

New Year's Eve saw a “shift in behaviour” from the cautious attitude shown ahead of Christmas, as high street footfall rose by more than 5%.
shopping bags and smartphone as online sales sees consumer spend up

Consumer spending up on pre-pandemic levels, driven by online grocery surge

Consumer spending over the past year has jumped almost 6% against pre-pandemic levels, following a continued surge in online and convenience shopping.
Numbers of Boxing Day shoppers 41% below pre-pandemic levels, figures show

Numbers of Boxing Day shoppers 41% below pre-pandemic levels, figures show

The numbers of in-person Boxing Day shoppers in 2021 fell to almost half of pre-pandemic levels.
Sales slump at Pret a Manger as the spread of the Omicron Covid-19 strain keeps city workers at home over December.

Pret a Manger sees City of London sales plummet 30% amid Omicron wave

Sales slump at Pret a Manger as the spread of the Omicron Covid-19 strain keeps city workers at home over December.
Lego trainer in store display

Zavvi pairs with LEGO for a grown-up pop-up

Online retailer Zavvi and the LEGO Group have opened an exclusive 'Adults Welcome' pop-up store, at the Trafford Centre in Manchester.
Shoppers wearing masks on high street

More than 35,000 UK retailers in ‘significant financial distress’

// More than 35,000 retailers are in "significant financial distress" according to Q4 data // The figure is a 2% increase against the Q3 figures More...
Feather & Black bed showroom

Feather & Black grows omni-channel offer with further plans for 2022

Dreams' luxury bed brand Feather & Black is expanding its physical presence to complement its online offer, with further plans for 2022.
Tillie Peel sitting at a table in The Pop Up Club

Pop-up marketplace generates £500,000 for independent brands

Pop-up marketplace The Pop-Up Club has helped independent traders and small businesses generate over £500,000 over the past 12 months.
Chancellor Rishi Sunak in face mask

Retail experts hit back at chancellor’s £1bn financial support package

Retail experts have hit back at the chancellor's pledge to provide £1bn of financial support to help businesses impacted by Omicron.

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