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Mike Ashley has warned that unless European sports retailers welcome overtures from his Sports Direct business as it seeks international deals they face destruction at its hands.
Read the Retail Week & Fits.me Ecommerce in fashion supplement as a fully digital edition.
Fashion retailer Hobbs is restructuring following a business review designed to put it back on track following tough trading that led to backer 3i writing down its value.
A strong performance in furniture helped boost John Lewis’ sales 8.5% to £69.4m last week taking its growth for its first half to 9.4%.
Private equity firm 3i is eyeing a £200m sale of Agent Provocateur and is holding a beauty parade of bankers to manage the auction.
Retail news round-up on August 1, 2014: Hobbs restructures, Argos uses augmented reality in catalogue and New Look awards customer experience account.
Consumer confidence slipped into negative territory in July, just a month after recording its first positive result in nine years.
Oliver Tress, founder of Oliver Bonas talks to Retail Week about his love for Paul Smith, architecture and the importance of working for a company you admire.
At this time of year it is virtually impossible to escape ‘back to school’ adverts and they are usually a drab affair as retailers go through the motions.
There’s no doubt that Next is now an established leader on the British high street. Its stores are everywhere and yummy mummies rave about it.
Retailers must leverage knowledge of their customers’ needs to optimise their ecommerce offers if they want to succeed in online retail.