Retail Week cartoonist Patrick Blower’s take on the news that Ikea is considering launching its first UK high street store on Oxford Street.
Debenhams has unveiled £250m worth of Black Friday deals as the retailer prepares for a 600% increase in online sales across the next 24 hours.
John Lewis has reported its biggest sales week of the year to date as the department store group built trading momentum up to Black Friday.
Aldi has launched a new tongue-in-cheek Christmas advert featuring a playful take on John Lewis’ tear-jerking ‘Man on the Moon’ campaign.
Department store John Lewis has banned its staff from using their discounts to snap up online bargains on Black Friday this year.
Retail news round-up on November 26, 2015: Pets at Home promises national living wage to young workers and Tesco's US shareholder lawsuit settlement.
The public still thinks retailers are dominated by those whose large market shares places them in an unfair position against suppliers.
Department store House of Fraser is tapping into augmented reality to boost sales and customer engagement during this year’s Black Friday.
Debenhams has requested a discount on its bills from suppliers in the run-up to Christmas for the second time in three years.
Retail news round-up on November 23, 2015: Made.com launches new online mattress store and Debenhams demands discounts from suppliers.
Retail news round-up on November 20, 2015: Local councils pay out £3bn in rates relief and deadly superbug in 80% of chickens from supermarkets.
Morrisons tackles Santa’s wardrobe nightmares before Christmas, as Burberry boss Bailey swaps clothes for Christmas trees.
A successful experience is one that requires no explanation; the customer will put the pieces together and smile when they see a nod to it.
Retail Week gets an exclusive first look behind the scenes at the filming of House of Fraser’s Christmas advertising campaign.
Do store-in-stores in de Bijenkorf give adequate space for John Lewis to sell itself to Dutch consumers not used to mixing homewares and fashion?
Retail news round-up on November 16, 2015: Aldi and Lidl submit planning applications for 171 new stores, Cinven emerges as frontrunner to snap up Kurt Geiger.
Catch up on this week’s big retail stories with analysis from Retail Week news editor James Wilmore and stores editor John Ryan
John Lewis suffered a dip in sales last week despite the release of its hotly-anticipated Man on the Moon Christmas advert.
Bra-vo to JD Williams’s models, a cat has got the cream at Sainsbury’s and the Christmas ad wars meet Star Wars in comic parody.
With nearly 30 years’ experience in the fashion and value markets, Tim Bettley is uniquely tailored to his new role at The Original Factory Shop.
Christmas is just around the corner and several Oxford Street retailers have already lifted the curtain on spectacular seasonal windows.
The Christmas ad competition is on to win shoppers’ seasonal spend. Here are some of the retailers’ approaches adopted for this year’s campaigns.
John Lewis will have its first physical presence in Europe after revealing plans to open shop-in-shops in Dutch department store group de Bijenkorf.
Retail Week Connect and ISG present a virtual tour of key design features that make Selfridges one of the top stores in the UK today.
Retail Week Connect and ISG present a virtual tour of John Lewis’ latest iteration, which opened its doors to the public in September.