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As chairman of the Judging Panel for the inaugural Retail Week Hackathon, I can say on behalf of my fellow judges that we’ve witnessed some outstanding examples of innovation from a set of 10 inspiring teams.
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Moss Bros’s revamp has helped attract a younger customer as the retailer ups its multichannel credentials with the launch of delivery service Moss Premier.
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Formal menswear retailer Moss Bros first half sales increased but profits slipped as it temporarily closed stores to refit them.
Preppy fashion retailer Jack Wills unveiled plans to expand in the Far East as it revealed sales and EBITDA growth in its full year to February 2.
Fashion retailer River Island’s profits dipped in its last financial year because of “strong” investment in transforming itself into a “multi-country, multichannel brand”.
Former Asda boss Paul Mason is hoping to put his people skills and overseas prowess to good use at fashion retailer New Look, where he was hired as chairman last week.
The fashion brand Club Monaco has opened a store in Sloane Square, using visual merchandising to introduce itself to customers and local retailers.
According to reports, Alibaba – China’s ecommerce giant – is set to break records with the largest Initial Public Offering (IPO) in history, as it floats its shares on the New York Stock Exchange.
With ecommerce becoming increasingly prevalent, luxury retailers must improve their online and delivery service or risk losing their customers.