Thursday, February 27, 2020

Annual global fur sales to top $15bn

Global sales of fur are expected to exceed $15 billion (£9.5 billion) this year, new research today has shown as consumers in emerging markets...

OFT to probe loyalty cards

Retailers which offer personalised online offers through data collection via loyalty card schemes are to be investigated by the Office of Fair Trading (OFT),...

Half of consumers feel worse off than a year ago

Nearly half of UK consumers feel worse off now than they did one year ago, up seven per cent on July 2012, according to...

Hobbycraft bolsters Management team

Arts & craft retailer Hobbycraft has appointed ex-B&Q Marketing Director Katherine Paterson as its Customer Development Director as it seeks to bolster its multichannel...

ACS calls for business rates data

The Government must provide more detail on the impact of delaying business rate revaluations by two years, a retail experts has urged. James Lowman,...

Fuel duty deferral delayed

Opposition plans to delay upcoming fuel duty increases in a bid to ease economic pressures on consumers have been dealt a bitter blow after...

Inflation up 0.5% last month

UK Inflation rose 0.5 per cent last month compared to September, according to new figures. October‘s Consumer Price Index found that inflation stood at...

Xmas retail spend to reach £86bn

Retail spend over Christmas is set to rise to £86 billion this year, rising one per cent on 2011, according to new research. As...

BRC submits 6 point plan to Osborne

The Government must implement measures which allow consumers and retailers alike to contribute to economic growth, according to a leading pressure group. Ahead of...

M&S Results: Reaction

Here we are again, M&S results day. Cue the chorus of disgruntled customers crying about the retailer alienating its core shopper and countless journalists...

Feature Resource

Is your business prepared as fraudsters focus on loyalty programmes?

Is your business prepared as fraudsters focus on Loyalty  Programmes? Great news as Forter launches its Loyalty Programme Protection solution to protect  programmes from fraud...