Saturday, March 6, 2021
What would an “Amazon tax” mean for UK retail? Chancellor Rishi Sunak online sales tax budget

What would an “Amazon tax” mean for UK retail?

How will an online sales tax aimed to “shift the balance” between spending online and in bricks-and-mortar shops affect UK retail?
These are the retailers who have reduced their plastic usage on Easter egg packaging this year in efforts to become more sustainable.

These are the retailers scrapping plastic this Easter

These are the retailers that are reducing their plastic usage this Easter.
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Are we witnessing the end of retail empires?

Covid-19 has had a monumental impact on retail. The collapse of several high street empires over the past year underscores this (...)
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Fairtrade Fortnight: What’s in it for retailers?

For two weeks each year at the end of February and start of March, retailers participate in Fairtrade Fortnight to raise awareness of the farmers who help grow their food and drinks. The Fairtrade Foundation talks to Retail Gazette about why more retailers should get involved in the movement.
Back in March last year, Chancellor Rishi Sunak announced the business rates holiday, aimed at helping retailers and hospitality firms who were forced to close due to the pandemic. Since then, 14 retailers have agreed to return the business rates holiday relief to the government.

All the retailers that have paid back the business rates holiday

Here’s a list of all the retailers that have agreed to give back the government's coronavirus business rates relief.
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Will Oxford Street be Top of the Shops after lockdown?

Recognised as one of the world's busiest shopping destinations, Oxford Street has taken a big hit from the Covid-19 (...)
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How the beauty retail market can survive Covid-19

Beauty may be in the eye of the beholder, but there is little debate when it comes to the long-term attractiveness of (...)
As London Fashion Week commences later this week with solely digital events, Retail Gazette talks to experts to discuss whether digital fashion weeks will continue post-pandemic.

What will fashion weeks look like post-coronavirus?

As London Fashion Week commences later this week with solely online events, experts weigh in on whether digital (...)
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How can retailers charm this year’s Valentine’s Day shoppers?

As online shopping surges, this year presents a new way for shoppers to spend their money on Valentine's Day.
The trading period this Chinese New Year will be like no other thanks to the ongoing coronavirus pandemic. Yet despite travel restrictions and store closures blocking tourism in the UK, experts say retailers can still make significant profits if they're smart...

How retailers can capitalise on Lunar New Year in a Covid world

Despite travel restrictions and store closures blocking tourism in the UK, experts say retailers can still make profits if they adapt well.

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12 Ways To Take Control Of Your Brand’s Digital Content

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