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Waitrose today opened its first train station store in London’s King’s Cross and says it sees a “huge opportunity” to target travel consumers.
Read the Retail Week & Fits.me Ecommerce in fashion supplement as a fully digital edition.
Burberry chief executive Christopher Bailey has pocketed more than £5m from selling shares in the luxury retailer yesterday.
Department store John Lewis sales surged 13.4% to £74.5m last week helped by “good retailing weather” as its second half gains momentum.
Retail news round-up on August 22, 2014: Burberry boss cashes in £5.19m in share sale, eBay eyes PayPal sale, Co-op Bank shareholders call for speedier overhaul and Gap targets India.
Warehouse has launched an online content platform called ‘Tales of the City’ as it debuts its first footwear collection.
Fashion price data from the week ending August 20, 2014: The average online price per item and percentage of products on markdown from the top womenswear retailers.
Warehouse is the latest retailer to turn publisher with its new content platform which will give customers a reason to visit its website more regularly.
Retailers must remember that while competitive pricing is important, remaining focused on their core offering and target market is essential.
The current digital retail revolution in fashion is every bit as transformational as the rise supermarkets were to food in the 1950s.
Lidl has launched into the clothing market with a range that incudes a £14.99 leather jacket. But how will it fare in a very competitive market?