Monday, August 26, 2019

Chinese tourist spend in UK rises 47%

Chinese shoppers visiting from abroad keen to snap up a luxury handbag bargain have increased their monthly spend to £744 from £666 in five...

WHSmith sales drop 3% in Q3

Trading levels at high street retailer WHSmith declined further during the last quarter, but results released today also show that the business continues to...

Comment: The Retail Times – They Are a-Changin’

There has been a lot of talk in the media recently about the poor health of the high street. Store footfall is down and...

M&S Bank to launch this summer

High street retail giant Marks & Spencer (M&S) is to open its first bank at its flagship Marble Arch store in July, it has...

Clinton Cards sold to American Greetings

The brand and core assets of the Clinton Cards business have been sold to a subsidiary of the supplier which forced it into administration,...

Declining trend in UK footfall continues

Retail footfall on the UK high street declined by 3.5 per cent year-on year in May, according to figures released today. Automated customer counting...

Halfords results “very disappointing”

Bicycle & car parts retailer Halfords has blamed the tough economic climate for a 26.6 per cent drop in pre-tax profits in its preliminary...

Wedding season boosts McArthurGlen sales 16%

Designer outlet group McArthurGlen has beaten the high street with a 16 per cent sales increase in April 2012, it was announced today. Consumers...

‘Brands of Tomorrow‘ revealed

Walpole, the trade body that represents the British luxury industry, has announced the next eight brands tipped to become leaders in the high end...

Comment: How to protect yourself from brand squatters

Many of the West‘s biggest brands are losing out to trade mark squatters in China where the “first to file” system of trade mark...

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Guide to international expansion in retail

Think Big. Think Global. That's the Key Message for Retailers Today The current retail market in the UK is challenging but some retailers are still managing...