Wednesday, April 24, 2019

Missguided to launch Tinder-style shopping app

Missguided, the fast fashion e-tailer, is launching its first shopping app. It will be fully transactional and offer a Tinder-style shopping feature called “swipe...

99p stores founders to partner with Poundstretcher owner for new value retailer

The founders of 99p stores are set to launch a new single-price discount chain in partnership with Poundstretcher owner Crown Crest. Just six months...

Beleaguered Sports Direct Chairman plans to stay on

The Chairman of Sports Direct has defied calls for him to step down, saying the retailer‘s problems with the City are largely cosmetic. Keith...

Sunday trading de-regulation based on decade old evidence

Prime Minister David Cameron has defended government plans to alter Sunday trading laws, despite the fact that no governmental research into the issue has...

Aldi cottons on to fair trade clothing

Aldi is preparing to release its first range of Fairtrade certified cotton T-shirts as part of a wider policy of sustainable business development. The...

Poundland appoints former B&Q boss as CEO

Former B&Q Chief Kevin O'Byrne has taken up a new post as CEO of Poundland, where he will replace Jim McCarthy who will retire...

Dislike: fashion retailers fail to fully utilise Facebook

A study of 50 clothing, footwear and accessories retailers with Facebook pages found that few were fully “maximising the potential” of their social media...

Co-op cuts costs to support British farming

The Co-operative Group has announced a £75m investment that will see prices slashed in order to generate support for British farming. The Group expects...

Tesco’s Brand Guarantee advert banned following Sainsbury’s complaint

The advertising for Tesco's price-matching Brand Guarantee scheme has been banned after watchdogs labelled it “misleading” . According to Retail Week, The Advertising Standards Authority...

UK shop prices fall for 34th consecutive month

Shop prices fell by 2% year-on-year in February, the 34th successive decline following January‘s 1.8% fall. The continued deflation was reported by the British...

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The retailer buyer’s guide to managing product information

You come to the realization that there is a lot of duplicate work going on across your company. Manufacturing, sales, marketing and e-commerce are...