Johnnie Boden, founder of home shopping fashion retailer Boden, insisted the catalogue is here to stay and is still one of its strongest selling tools.
Argos has recorded its first like-for-like sales rise for five years as the general merchandise retailer grew its multichannel business.
Home shopping group N Brown is scaling back catalogues as online sales soar.
Catalogue in depth
Smooth delivery options are front of mind for retailers because customer expectations are sky high. It is vital supply chains are as watertight as possible.
It’s just been announced that Home Retail Group’s annual sales have stayed more or less flat at £5.48bn, with pre-tax profits rising from £104m to £130m.