Primark took a major step online on Thursday with the launch of its new website in the UK. And no, that doesn't mean it's entering e-tail at last. But the retailer is deepening its content and information offer online.
As attractive prices becomes a key issue in the battle for attracting and retaining cash-strapped customers, UK health & beauty giant Boots has trebled the number of products for its loyalty programme members.
Retailers beware. A strong uplift in UK footfall in March was only likely to be the calm before the storm, warned Springboard Thursday. “Expect this to be short-term goods news for retailers”, its latest report noted.
The global retail industry must work harder and faster to make a meaningful impact to deliver on climate change commitments. That’s according to a new study by global management consultancy Boston Consulting Group.
Lush is having a trial run at operating a fully automated micro store. The beauty products firm has opened its first vending machine pop-up in London’s Coal Drops Yard, King’s Cross, serving customers 24 hours a day.
Two big names in luxury announced a “strategic partnership” on Tuesday that has both a US-specific and global angle. Farfetch and Neiman Marcus Group are linking up “to revolutionize integrated luxury retail”.
Space NK has filed its results for the year to March 27 2021 and said turnover fell 11% to £111.8m. This reduction was caused by its retail stores having to close for a large proportion of the year due to the pandemic.
Henkel will continue doing business in Russia for the time being, the German consumer goods group's chairperson said on Monday, adding that the company's activities in the country are subject to restrictions.
The Spanish fashion and fragrance group increased revenues to 2585 million euros, 27% above pre-pandemic levels. The company expects to have a turnover of 3 billion euros in 2022, a year ahead of schedule.