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Retailers all over the world are taking a more personal approach to their customers in a bid to stand out from the crowd.
Sports Direct chief executive Dave Forsey has been charged with a criminal offence in relation to the collapse of its fashion arm USC earlier this year.
Burberry has hired Walmart’s Fumbi Chima to the role of chief information officer and Leanne Wood as chief people and corporate affairs officer.
John Lewis has revealed plans for a new 115,000 sq ft department store in Cheltenham on top of a string of other openings.
Sales at John Lewis department stores rose 3.4% to £80.2m last week in “unseasonably mild” weather.
Fashion giant H&M is to open its first homewares concession next week in Selfridges’ Trafford Centre store in Manchester.
All change across the retail sector as John Dixon moves to Australia and there is a range of surprise exits at fashion retailers.
From Burberry monogrammed capes to Coke bottles emblazoned with names, the must-have items of the past year have been personalised.
The two high-profile etailer flotations of last year, each of which subsequently disappointed, may be showing signs of getting back on track.
American Eagle’s decision not to open a store on Regent or Oxford Street is testimony to the fine balance between brand recognition and profit.