Wednesday, April 25, 2018

Lego voted strongest UK brand as Amazon falls out of running

Toy retailer Lego has beaten British Airways to the top spot as the British public’s strongest consumer brand.
Maplin jobs

Maplin HQ staff made redundant as fears grow for 2500 shop workers

63 staff members who work at Maplin's head office have been made redundant as part of the retailer's administration process.

Internet Retailing Expo is back with a focus on omnichannel

How can the retail industry survive (and overcome) new customer demands? In a decade of digital transformation, customer behaviour has dramatically changed. In 2017,...
Consumer confidence

“Surprise” boost in consumer confidence in January

Consumer confidence saw a surprise boost in January as “bullish Brits” took a more optimistic view of the economy.

Christmas trading: Can we really learn anything this year?

As the dust settles from the golden trading period, what is beginning to emerge few will have suspected: there are no patterns.

Poundland’s fate in question as Steinhoff endures second downgrade

Steinhoff’s situation worsened this week as ratings agency Moody’s further downgraded the retail giant.

Tesco apologises after accusations its rotten turkeys “ruined Christmas”

The UK’s largest grocer Tesco has responded to accusations that it “ruined Christmas dinner” thanks to rotten turkeys.
Real Fur

TK Maxx, Boohoo and Amazon found to be selling mislabelled real fur items

Five major retailers have been revealed to be selling real fur including rabbit, mink and fox despite advertising it as fake.
Small Business Saturday

Small business numbers top 5.7m in the UK

Small businesses in the UK have grown by 200,000 over the last year topping 5.7 million ahead of Small Business Saturday this weekend.
Canada Goose

Canada Goose’s London store looted just days after opening

Canada Goose’s flagship Regent Street store has been raided by a moped gang who losing thousands of pounds worth of stock, less than a week after opening.

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