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Fashion giant Inditex opened the first UK store for its womenswear brand Stradivarius today at Westfield Stratford.
Read the Retail Week & Fits.me Ecommerce in fashion supplement as a fully digital edition.
Consumer confidence increased three points to 1 in August, confirming that sentiment has stabilised in the last few months.
John Lewis and Waitrose sales jumped last week due to the colder weather and bank holiday weekend.
Fashion price data from the week ending August 27, 2014: The average online price per item and percentage of products on markdown from the top womenswear retailers.
Retail news round-up on August 28, 2014: Shares in Asos surge on bid rumours; Zara withdraws holocaust-like pyjamas and Matalan criticised for size of donation to Rana Plaza compensation fund.
Retail sales grew “strongly” in August and are expected to increase sharply in September, as retailer optimism reaches its highest level since 2002.
Zahir Dehnadi, co-founder of Navabi talks to Retail Week about plus-size fashion and the importance of a customer-focused retail offer.
Retail Week’s cartoonist Patrick Blower’s take on Lidl’s foray into the value fashion market with the launch of its womenswear clothing range.
Unfettered choice without curation, inspiration and discovery is paralysing. Retailers should make it easy for people to buy.
As discount retailers Aldi and Lidl move from strength to strength, what lessons can they learn from Tesco, their price-cut predecessor?