Saturday, January 25, 2020

Profit hoped for Debenhams this week

Debenhams is expected to report this week that its pre-tax profits have grown for the first time in four years thanks to a boost...

Is Hamleys about to be a Chinese takeaway?

Hamleys, the oldest toy shop in the world, could be sold to the owner of House of Fraser in as little as a few...

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...

Feature Resource

[Whitepaper] Retail Lessons From China

Did you know? Chinese demographics are much more complex than ‘Gen X/Y/Z’? Instead they’re segmented as: Post-80s, Post-90s, Post-95s, Post-00s. And, while Post-80s and 90s...