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Mamas & Papas is pursuing a Company Voluntary Agreement (CVA) as an alternative to administration. We look at how retailers have used the controversial tactic and what happened
Read the Retail Week John Lewis special anniversary issue as a fully digital edition.
House of Fraser’s new owners have outlined ambitions to build the business internationally as its sale to Chinese firm Nanjing Cenbest formally went through.
Retail news round-up on August 29, 2014: Tesco issues profit warning, consumer confidence jumps in August and John Lewis and Waitrose weekly sales boosted by bank holiday
Marks & Spencer has opened its first standalone back to school store in Manchester’s Trafford Centre.
Department store John Lewis sales surged 13.4% to £74.5m last week helped by “good retailing weather” as its second half gains momentum.
John Lewis is eyeing a launch into spectacles with the trial of an opticians in its Westfield Stratford and Cardiff stores.
M&S has opened its first standalone ‘back to school’ shop in Manchester and it has become the retailer’s biggest purveyor of the category.
Shop windows try to grab shoppers’ gaze and framing merchandise is a striking way of doing so. Retail Week looks at John Lewis and H&M’s efforts.
As online retail become increasingly popular retailers must provide an in-store offer that can’t be experienced on a computer or smartphone.
The decision by John Lewis to support the forthcoming Commonwealth Games is a canny piece of marketing know-how.