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Marks & Spencer has suffered a further erosion of fashion market share, the latest Kantar fashion retail data has shown.
Read the Retail Week John Lewis special anniversary issue as a fully digital edition.
House of Fraser will enter the Christmas advertising fray in November with its first TV ad focusing on its brand in over a decade.
Waitrose sales excluding petrol increased 4.2% last week as shoppers stocked up on Halloween treats, while John Lewis sales rose 8.3%.
Harrods operating profit jumped 13% to £122.9m in its year to February 1 as sales rose 10.8% to £794m for the luxury department store.
John Lewis boss Andy Street has predicted Black Friday will be bigger than last year and said convenience will be king this Christmas.
The first international Macy’s store will launch in Abu Dhabi in 2018 and will be accompanied by sister department store Bloomindgale’s.
Christmas is fast approaching and retailers are preparing for a frenetic shopping season. Retail Week looks at the themes that will dominate this Christmas.
Westfield Stratford is the location for the first John Lewis opticians, which opened this morning in a tie-up with glasses and sunglass company Luxottica.
Powerful poster campaigns are few and far between these days so when they do appear, as in HoF’s latest ad, they are all the more striking.
How many additional areas can be added to a department store’s core competence without compromising the whole enterprise?