Tuesday, November 21, 2017

Diversity at Debenhams continues

Department store group Debenhams has today unveiled its latest lingerie campaign, featuring a 58-year-old model. Continuing its focus on representing diversity, the retailer has...

Wickes appoints ex-Asda COO King as MD

Home & DIY retailer Wickes has today named Simon King as its new Managing Director (MD). The experienced retail executive, who in the past...

Arcadia closures underline tough retail landscape

The next few months are set to be crucial for retailers, experts have warned today, following news of the possible closure of up to...

Waitrose builds eco-friendly focus

Upmarket grocer Waitrose has today reiterated its commitment to reducing its environmental impact, as the chain has been recognised by a leading charity for...

Communities hold the power to stop UK clone towns

Trade organisation the Association of Convenience Stores (ACS) this week laid out its three-point plan to revive the UK‘s flagging high streets – and...

Global retailers arrive at Guildford‘s Friary

Guildford‘s Friary Shopping Centre was re-launched this week, with an array of international retail chains opening at the Surrey retail hub for the first...

Pure-plays ‘not threatened‘ by click & collect

You may or may not have noticed that House of Fraser has this week further rolled out its new service called Buy & Collect....

Arcadia to close 260 stores in next three years

Owner of retailers Topshop and Bhs, Arcadia Group, is set to close as many as 260 stores over the next three years, it confirmed...

Asda employees set for £17m Christmas bonus

Employees at supermarket chain Asda are to receive a ‘Festive Thank You‘ package from the retailer in recognition of their efforts over 2011, it...

John Lewis sales flat 4 weeks before Christmas

Sales at department store group John Lewis for the week so far are flat compared to the same period last year, despite shoppers gearing...

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2017 UK Retail Report

In a world where people can do all their Christmas shopping from their sofa, how will you entice them to your store? The good news...