Sunday, October 13, 2019
Holland & Barrett's beauty director Hilary Leam talks to Retail Gazette

Big Interview: Hilary Leam, Group Innovation & Beauty Director, Holland & Barrett

Hillary Leam on her sustainable initiatives and her role in giving customers confidence to make decisions in purchasing products.
From tragic origins, Rob and Paul Forkan started their flip-flop business Gandys to fund their charitable organisations across the world. Only a few years since Gandys inception they've managed to collaborate with some of the biggest Department stores in the UK and one of the biggest rock bands in the world.

Unsung Hero: Rob & Paul Forkan, Founders, Gandys

Rob and Paul Forkan founded Gandys to fund their charitable organisations including "Orphans for Orphans".
Aldi Lidl Tesco Jack's discount grocer Big 4

Have discount grocers reached their peak?

With Tesco recently closing a local Jack's discount store, should Aldi and Lidl be concerned for their future in the UK?
Mantons gifts and cards shop has won 17 national awards including British Independent Retailer of the Year, all from Port Erin, Isle of Man.

Indie Corner: Mantons Gifts & Cards

Mantons gifts shop has won 17 national awards including British Independent Retailer of the Year, all from Port Erin, Isle of Man
It may be the beginning of October but many retailers are already in the Christmas spirit. Unsurprisingly many shoppers took to twitter to air their views one some of the ridiculously early displays.

Friday Fun One: Christmas displays in October

It may be the beginning of October but many retailers have already put up their Christmas displays - leaving many far from happy.
Banksy has opened a "pop-up" shop in Croydon, South London featuring the stab vest he designed for Stormzy at Glastonbury.

Retail Gazette Loves : Banksy’s pop-up shop in Croydon

Banksy has opened a pop-up shop in Croydon, South London featuring the stab vest he designed for Stormzy at Glastonbury.
Springfields outlet leisure Ian Sanderson Simon Stone JLL

Spotlight: Springfields Outlet Centre

Retail Gazette paid a visit to Springfields to see why it describes itself as a "leading" outlet centre for East Anglia.
Forever 21 Chapter 11 bankruptcy administration CVA store closures fast fashion Do Won Chang Jin Sook Chang

Forever 21: What went wrong?

Just what went wrong for this once beloved fashion retailer?
Maximillian Bittner details ambitions for Vestiaire Collective as CEO

5 Minutes With Maximillian Bittner, CEO, Vestiaire Collective

Since the start of the year, Bittner has been dabbling second-hand online retail, as the leader of Vestaire Collective.

5 Minutes With Neil Poultney, Managing Director, Vodat International

What are the biggest in-store trends you’ve noticed during your career with Vodat International? One of the biggest changes is digital transformation, whether that be...

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A Day in the Life of an Effective Store Manager

Scheduling, finding fill-ins for last-minute shift changes, and distributing corporate memos. Store managers are forced to squander at least 25% of their time on...