Wednesday, March 20, 2019

The Big Interview: Mark Dunhill, MD, Whittard of Chelsea

With only 51 stores in the UK, and little to no advertising, you‘d be forgiven for forgetting about Whittard of Chelsea. But the tea specialist has...

Pandora charms the market with 38% profit rise

Danish Jeweller Pandora has reported a 38% net profit rise in sales in its third quarter. UK revenue increased by 50.5% compared to the...

Fenwick to expand despite financial knocks

Luxury department store retailer Fenwick faced a challenging year after the board of directors set the figures against a “very competitive” UK retail sector...

Fashion sales fall again at Marks & Spencer

It was a tale of two halves in Marks & Spencer‘s half-year results this morning. While revenue in the food division of the British...

Waitrose launches its Christmas TV advert campaign

Waitrose has launched its full 60-second advert across its social media channels today, and will light up televisions from Sunday 9 November. The upmarket...

Burberry to invest £50m in new trench coat factory in Leeds

Luxury-goods maker Burberry has announced plans to develop a new state-of-the-art manufacturing and weaving facility in South Bank, Leeds. The proposal represents an initial...

Selfridges‘ annual profits hit all time high

Less than four weeks away from Black Friday, Selfridges has reported record sales and operating profits. This was driven by the expansion of its...

Hamleys sale finalised: £100m for world‘s largest toy store

The anticipated sale of renowned London toy store Hamleys has finally been confirmed. Chinese footwear seller C.Banner International agreed to a price of £100m...

Harrods cuts Qatari dividends following a decline in results

Luxury department store Harrods has cut its dividend payments to its Qatari owner following a slump in its recent turnover. The British retailer was...

West End gift card launches just in time for Christmas

As Christmas and Black Friday approaches retailers in the West End, London's busiest shopping district which includes Oxford Street, Bond Street, Regent Street and...

Feature Resource

Retailers Guide to Consumer Behaviour in Peak Season Trading

Poq's latest research sheds light on online consumer behaviour during the “Golden Quarter” in 2018. From acquiring users to nurturing them to be the...