The Baobab Collection

5 Minutes With Corinne Bensahel, Senior Vice President, The Baobab Collection

Fragrance retailer The Baobab Collection first came to life in 2002, 15 years later it has opened the doors to its first London Flagship Store.
On Demand

COMMENT: Five reasons why every retailer should be thinking ‘on-demand‘

As e-commerce grows at an exponential rate and consumer expectations shift, it‘s crunch time for the UK retail sector. The landscape is becoming increasingly competitive, with British retailers under pressure to keep up with the online giants.
BRC

Retail Gazette Loves: The BRC’s “The Changing Face of Retail”

The British Retail Consortium (BRC) have released a new film in conjunction with ITN Productions exploring the “huge changes” happening in the retail industry.
EyeFitU

5 Minutes With Isabelle Ohnemus, Founder and CEO, EyeFitU

We spoke to EyeFitU's chief executive and founder Isabelle Ohnemus to discover what drove her to leave her life as a broker behind and plunge into the world of retail with her new startup company.

From shops to showrooms: The changing face of the UK’s shop floors

The retail space race that has been raging for the last three decades, is largely over. Property scarcity, soaring business rates and increasingly tight margins are forcing retailers to rethink how they are using their floor space.
Theo Paphitis

Big Interview: Theo Paphitis

As a retail tycoon who built his £250 million fortune from nothing, plus a nine-year stint on BBC's 'Dragons' Den' — Theo Paphitis needs no introduction. He sits down with the Retail Gazette in the latest Big Interview.
Marks and Spencer Spend it Well

Retail Gazette Loves: Marks & Spencer‘s “Spend it Well” campaign

Marks & Spencer‘s new advertising campaign launched across all its platforms earlier this month, encourages shoppers to focus on quality in their lives and be prepared to say no to mediocrity.
Mehul Tank is the chief financial officer at Hobbs. (Supplied image)

5 Minutes With Mehul Tank, CFO, Hobbs

It's been six months since Mehul Tank was appointed to the role of chief financial officer at fashion retailer Hobbs. The sector continues to endure tumultuous times in the wake of the Brexit vote, so we caught up with him to find out what he has in store for the brand.
out-of-town retail

COMMENT: The quest for experience

Hannah Milne, Director of Regional Retail at The Crown Estate, argues that experience-led shopping is going to transform our traditional idea of retail parks, but it must continue to be rooted in convenience.

Retail Gazette Loves: Girlboss

Nasty Gal, the online fashion retailer that came out of nowhere to be bought for £16 million by ecommerce giant Boohoo, has become the...

Feature Resource

Making people your CX secret weapon

How do John Lewis, Waterstones and Lush make store staff their greatest assets? People are happier returning to stores now than they were after the...