Tuesday, January 23, 2018

John Lewis to open new store in Cheltenham

It‘s only been two weeks since John Lewis opened a flagship store in Britain‘s second largest city, and now the retail giant has announced...

H&M to launch homeware concession in Selfridges

Fast fashion retailer H&M is to open its first Home concession store next week. The new store-in-store will launch exclusively in Selfridges in the...

Is Ted Baker becoming a global lifestyle brand?

Ted Baker‘s sales jumped 24.5% to £226.8m for the 28 weeks ended August 15.  The British retailer‘s ecommerce sales grew a stellar 64%, with wholesale sales...

ScS is confident about the future

Upholstered furniture and floorings retailer ScS has revealed a 13.2% increase of in gross sales. Revenue grew 13.4% year-on-year to £276.7m, whilst gross profit increased by 12.5% to £127m.  “We are encouraged...

Former Jimmy Choo owner is a shoe-in for Kurt Geiger

Lion Capital, which previously owned luxury footwear brand Jimmy Choo, has put in a £250m takeover bid for Kurt Geiger.  According to Sky News”‹, L Capital, one of the...

Harrods boss wants more rich visitors – are tourists turned off by the UK...

Michael Ward, the Managing Director of luxury department store Harrods has warned that government policies are deterring wealthy visitors from the UK.  Ward has cautioned that...

Burberry‘s Long Serving Non-Exec Director takes his bow

In the midst of London Fashion Week, Burberry‘s Non-Executive Director David Tyler has announced his plans to step down from the board at the...

House of Fraser sees 30% e-commerce growth

In half-year results posted today, House of Fraser recorded like-for-like sales growth of 6.5% and a 30.8% jump in online sales. For the department...

Creating a multichannel approach: House of Fraser appoints new CIO

House of Fraser has poached John Lewis‘ CTO Julian Burnett, who will take on a role as Chief Information Officer at the former retailer effective 5th October 2015.  Burnett...

French Connection continues to struggle

French Connection suffered a “tough trading period” for the first six months of the year. Group revenue fell 9.8% in the first half of 2015 and like-for-like sales...

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Fixing Failed Deliveries: Improving Data Quality in Retail

How to Fix Failed Deliveries Don’t panic. It’s easier than you think. 65% of retailers identify failed or late deliveries as the most significant cost to...