Tuesday, September 29, 2020
Springboard covid-19 pandemic lockdown

Retail footfall drops after government’s ‘work from home’ call

Footfall across UK retail has dropped by three per cent over the last week, as the government's ‘work from home where possible'..
Toolkit launched to assist volunteer management in charity retail

Toolkit launched to assist volunteer management in charity retail

The Charity Retail Association has launched a brand new resource to help charity shop operators implement better management.
Asos launches first circular fashion collection

Asos launches first circular fashion collection

Asos has launched its first circular fashion collection with a 29-piece range that adheres to eight principles on sustainability.
Asda edges closer to new ownership with one bidder left in pole position

Asda edges closer to new ownership with one bidder left in pole position

The process to sell off Asda to new owners has inched closer to completion with only one preferred bidder seemingly left.
Depop now counts the British Heart Foundation (BHF) as one of its top sellers as the charity prepares to dramatically expand its online shop.

British Heart Foundation is now a leading Depop seller as it is forced online...

Depop now counts the British Heart Foundation (BHF) as one of its top sellers as the charity prepares to expand online.
Manchester Mayor calls for 9pm curfew on alcohol sales

Manchester Mayor calls for 9pm curfew on alcohol sales

Greater Manchester mayor Andy Burnham has called for a 9pm ban on alcohol supermarket sales.
Boohoo’s co-founder Carol Kane has been accused of misleading Parliament after a damning report revealed the company knew about “very serious” issues with its suppliers.

Boohoo’s co-founder accused of “misleading parliament” following damning report

Boohoo’s co-founder Carol Kane has been accused of misleading Parliament after a damning report revealed the company knew about “
M&S Marks & Spencer Oxfam clothes recycling scheme Carmel McQuaid

M&S “shwopping” clothes recycling scheme to return to stores

Marks & Spencer will reportedly bring back its “shwopping” scheme in the UK this week, aimed at recycling clothes, six months..
Sir Philip Green Burton Arcadia Group

Burton head office up for sale as Sir Philip Green restructures Arcadia

Sir Philip Green has reportedly put the former London headquarter for Burton up for sale, as the Covid-19 pandemic mounts..
14,000 shops have shut down so far in 2020, a 25% increase on 2019

14,000 shops have shut down so far in 2020, a 25% increase on 2019

Non-food retailers have lost £9 billion in sales so far this year, which could lead to one in 10 stores never being used again.

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The new festive shopping report

Find out what consumers are looking for in their seasonal shopping experience in our New Normal Festive Shopping Report. Get insights from our poll of 2,000...