Marks & Spencer Christmas advert

M&S dominates Christmas ad engagement polls

Marks & Spencer's Christmas advert featuring Paddington Bear has achieved the highest customer engagement for a retailer in 2017's festive campaign season.
Moz the monster

John Lewis accused of plagiarism over Moz the Monster ad

John Lewis has been accused of plagiarism by children’s author and illustrator Chris Riddell over its Christmas advert Moz the Monster.

Tesco threatened with boycott over Christmas ad

Tesco’s seemingly innocuous Christmas advert has sparked a backlash and a subsequent heated debate due to its depiction of non-Christian families celebrating Christmas.
2017's Christmas Adverts

Retail Gazette Loves: 2017’s Christmas Adverts

2017's Christmas adverts have landed and are predicted to have cost a collective £6 billion to produce. Here's our roundup of the biggest and brightest from the retail world.
Christmas advert spend

Christmas advert spend to nudge £6bn this year

Spending on Christmas adverts in the UK is expected to reach record levels of nearly £6 billion this year, as retailers scramble to release their 2017 campaigns.

John Lewis unveils this year’s Christmas ad, starring Moz the Monster

This year’s hotly anticipated John Lewis Christmas advert has been released featuring Moz the monster and marking a return to tearjerkers for the retailer.
Kate Moss

Reserved recruits Kate Moss ahead of UK debut

Polish fashion company Reserved has joined forces with Kate Moss to promote its British debut on London‘s Oxford Street.
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M&S launches new environmentally sustainable & community-focused plan

Marks & Spencer has launched a new eco and ethical programme that aims to support 1000 communities, help 10 million people live healthier lives and convert the retailer into a zero-waste business.
John Lewis

John Lewis told to “put up or shut up” over price pledge promise

John Lewis has come under fire after an investigation revealed the store was selling products at higher prices than other retailers, going against its “never knowingly undersold” pledge.

From shops to showrooms: The changing face of the UK’s shop floors

The retail space race that has been raging for the last three decades, is largely over. Property scarcity, soaring business rates and increasingly tight margins are forcing retailers to rethink how they are using their floor space.

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The New Age of Consumer Behaviour in Retail 2019 Report

Is retail experiencing a moment of transformation or chaos? The answer to this question depends on who is framing it. Too long has our...