As retailers continue to dive deep into the so-called golden quarter, their customers around the world are looking to them for inspiration with as many as 47% of shoppers globally needing some help deciding what to buy.
Debenhams has confirmed that Radley’s chairman Mark Gifford, who’s also an ex-House of Fraser exec, is its new chairman. Speculation around him has been intense this week as the company continues its turnaround drive.
Charity initiatives aiming to get consumers buying secondhand rather than new may have hurt e-fashion sales last month, a new report shows, but a final resolution to Brexit might release some pent-up demand.
Sports Direct's latest acquisition is a retail park in Hertfordshire that it bought for a third of the price paid by its previous owners. The company said it's planning to transform it into an aspirational destination.
Last week’s Brexit deal and the pulling of Saturday’s Parliamentary vote have left the UK retail sector back where it has been for the last three+ years, facing an uncertain future as consumers shun unnecessary spending.
Quiz continues to face difficult trading as UK retail stays challenging at best. And while the firm’s Spanish ops are doing well, its Irish business seems to be suffering from the same issues as it’s facing in the UK.