Wednesday, October 17, 2018

H&M leads investment drive into startup Thread

H&M group’s investment arm has ploughed millions of pounds into menswear startup Thread as the young brand continues to grow.
Booths

Booths more than halves pre-tax losses

Booths has more than halved its pre-tax losses over the last year despite posting falling sales.

143 jobs under threat as Shop Direct launches plans to shut outlet arm

Shop Direct has announced plans to close over seven stores across its UK estate threatening nearly 150 jobs.

House of Fraser begins honouring gift cards as Birmingham store saved from closure

House of Fraser’s Birmingham store is understood to have been saved from closure, as the retailer begins honouring gift cards

Rangers bosses await High Court ruling over Sports Direct dispute

Rangers Football Club are awaiting a High Court ruling over a merchandise dispute with Sports Direct owner Mike Ashley. It’s the latest in a string...
Levi Strauss

Levi’s posts 10% rise in revenue for Q3

Fashion brand Levi Strauss & Co. this week posted a 10 per cent rise in third quarter revenue.

Asos customers can now shop with their voice via Google Home

Asos has become one of the first fashion retailers in the UK to launch on Google Assistant. The online-only fashion platform today revealed its new...

WH Smith announces store closures as part of “detailed review” of high street business

WH Smith on Thursday revealed it will shut six of its high street stores after conducting a “detailed review” into its high street businesses. The...

The rise of automation: Should retailers be worried?

While not yet a common sight, incremental changes towards robots replacing humans in stores are already being trialed by the likes of Nestle in...

Big Interview: Ehab Shouly, the man hoping to sue HoF’s administrators

The Retail Gazette spoke to Ehab Shouly to establish why he supports calls for a formal investigation into its collapse.

Feature Resource

What will your workforce want and need,  now and in the...

Today's on-demand consumer mentality means businesses now operate in an ‘always-on’ economy. To meet customer demand for 24/7 access to products and services, businesses...