As consumers embrace nostalgia and retro ad campaigns, retailers can draw on past successes to introduce their products to a new generation
Three quarters of consumers planning to make a purchase on Black Friday will buy from online giant Amazon, a study has revealed.
Shop prices dropped 1.8% in October as clothing, books and DIY products experienced the deepest levels of deflation owing to low commodity prices.
Amazon is launching its first physical bookstore today in its hometown of Seattle as it dips its toe into bricks-and-mortar retailing.
Game chief executive Martyn Gibbs believes the high street retailer is well positioned to capitalise on a market becoming increasingly dominated by digital products.
Toys R Us has more than trebled its full-year pre-tax profits in the UK, putting an end to a run of four consecutive years of falling profits.
Retailers are expected to profit from £460m worth of Halloween-related sales this year, according to forecasts from Conlumino.
Musical instruments retailer Gear4music has reported a 43% surge in first-half revenues in its maiden results since floating.
Amazon has settled out of court with children’s TV production company Kindle Entertainment after suing it for a trademark infringement.
Game full-year adjusted pre-tax profit dropped 4.5% to £38m as operating costs hit the specialist’s performance.
Game is to invest “heavily” in its Multiplay business and is preparing to exploit the virtual reality gaming market as it adapts for the digital age.
September’s like-for-likes have risen at the fastest rate since January 2014 owing to the inclusion of the late bank holiday in the month’s figures.
Waterstones managing director James Daunt revealed Super Thursday boosted sales by 5% following a “better vintage” of book launches this year.
Retail Week presents a round-up of what to look out for next week, including a half-year update from N Brown and full-year figures from WHSmith.
From next Monday, large retailers in England must charge at least 5p for single-use plastic bags, under new Government rules.
French entertainment and electricals retailer Fnac has approached the board of electricals specialist Darty about acquiring its rival.
Grand Central Birmingham will open its doors tomorrow and centre bosses have unveiled these images ahead of the eagerly-awaited launch.
Card Factory founder Dean Hoyle has made a ‘sizeable’ investment in discounter The Works and will become its chairman.
The Entertainer is upping its store expansion plans after full-year sales and profits rocketed in a gangbuster year for toys.
Shop prices fell by 1.4% year on year during August on the back of intense competition and falling commodity prices.
Disney worked Star Wars fans into a global merchandising frenzy dubbed ‘Force Friday’ last week, ahead of the latest release in the movie series.
Game has launched a social network-style careers website, which the retailer claims is a world first.
Shoppers will be able to make bigger purchases using contactless payment cards from today after the limit was raised from £20 to £30.
Gadgets and gifts specialist Menkind has bought counterpart Red5 and plans expansion in the UK and overseas.
Waterstones expects its Tottenham Court Road store to be “hugely profitable” as it embarks on further bricks-and-mortar expansion.