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The Etail Power List of this year’s most influential retailers in ecommerce will be released on Friday – here is a round-up of the biggest etail news events and projects of 2014.
Clinique is opening its first UK standalone store next week that uses interactive pods and a ‘digital experience’ to engage shoppers.
Business rates are poised to increase by 2.3% in 2015/16 after the Office for National Statistics released its RPI inflation figures for September.
John Lewis opened its first ‘click-and-commute’ store in St Pancras railway station today where shoppers can collect items bought on its website.
Holland & Barrett is in negotiations on a 7,000 sq ft site to trial a superstore format as it eyes a tranche of former Phones 4u stores.
Shop price deflation accelerated to 1.8% in September from 1.6% in August, as retailers recorded historically low levels of price increases which are set to continue.
Estée Lauder is expanding online and in-store. Retail Week speaks to its UK president to find out how it is keeping up with customers.
Like-for-like sales in September decreased by 2.1% in the weakest performance since December 2008 as weather played havoc with demand.
Retailers must leverage knowledge of their customers’ needs to optimise their ecommerce offers if they want to succeed in online retail.
The arrival of Dutch variety store Hema in the UK will not only brighten up the high street, its eclectic offer will also prove popular with shoppers.