M&S named Responsible Business of the Year

High street retailer Marks and Spencer (M&S) has been named Responsible Business of the Year at the Business in the Community (BITC)‘s Awards for...

M&S signs new software deal for international reach

High street retailer Marks and Spencer (M&S) has announced a new deal with a leading software provider to power its international online platform. Demandware...

A further 47 Clinton Cards stores to close

Administrators for greeting cards specialists Clinton Cards have announced that a further 47 stores are to close by the end of the week. Zolfo...

Smash and grab at Kingston’s Bentall Centre

A robbery during the commute this morning at the Bentall shopping centre in Kingston saw jewellery store Fraser Hart raided. At nine o‘ clock...

Irish consumer incomes to stabilise in 2012

Consumer incomes in Ireland are set to stabilise over the course of 2012 following two years of significant declines, according to figures released today....

Majestic Wine appoints new Commercial Sales Director

Specialist in UK wine, Majestic has today announced the appointment of Ben Nicholl as Commercial Sales Director for the company. Nicholl will head the...

BCSC behind the government‘s green house gas reporting

It was announced today that the British Council of Shopping Centres (BCSC) is fully supporting the government‘s decision to make all businesses report their...

US giant Walgreens acquires 45% interest in Boots

A merger between health & beauty retailer, Boots and US pharmacy giant Walgreens sees the latter acquire an initial 45 per cent interest to...

UK retail industry ‘still vulnerable to shocks’

Real estate firm, CollIiers has today provided an overview of the UK that despite recent boosts such as the Jubilee; the retail sector is...

Waitrose and Lidl take large share of pre-Jubilee sales

Despite a momentary period of jubilation for supermarkets over the Queen‘s celebration, Lidl and Waitrose report a strong share of inflation compared to the...

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The Big Picture: the role of video, photography, and content in...

With the retail sector facing some of its biggest challenges ever and transitioning to even more of a digital model, customer experiences have become...