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Courier firm Yodel has suspended collections from distribution hubs after an unprecedented surge in demand following Black Friday.
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Retailers are banking on a last-minute shopper rush for seasonal success after Black Friday disrupted shopping patterns in the golden quarter.
John Lewis said its systems “stood up to the challenge” of unprecedented Black Friday online orders as sales rose last week.
Retail news round-up on December 16, 2014: Click-and-collect orders to jump 49% over Christmas, Irish retailers warned to be beware of Christmas shoplifting, Liberty taps SapientNitro for omnichannel strategy.
House of Fraser’s adjusted EBITDA rose from £9.2m to £10m in the 13 weeks to October 25 as its own brands performed strongly in the period.
Sales at John Lewis increased 10.8% in the week to December 6 year on year, as shoppers continued to gear up for the Christmas period.
M&S has gone shopping at John Lewis, picking up the Partnership’s finance boss Helen Weir to replace Alan Stewart who decamped to Tesco.
Debenhams marketing director Richard Cristofoli talked about lessons from its Oxford Street store overhaul a year after its completion at Retail Week’s Shop.
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?