Consumer confidence dipped in November despite shoppers showing an increased tendency to purchase big-ticket furniture and electricals items.
Attendees at the Retail Week DHL think tank debated the changing ways furniture and big-ticket retailers can attract shoppers.
Japanese retailer Muji has expanded its proposition with the launch of the minimalistic Café&Meal coffee shop in Singapore.
Habitat’s flagship store on London’s Tottenham Court Road is undergoing a revamp. Managing director Clare Askem explains more.
Retail Week’s latest report, in association with DHL, zeroes in on the new rules of engagement for the home and leisure sector.
Retail Week’s latest report, in association with DHL, explores how retailers can increase the sales of big-ticket items online.
Next’s interpretation of big-box retailing on the Longwater retail park in Norwich shows edge-of-town development at its best.
News editor James Wilmore and senior reporter Matthew Chapman analyse the week’s biggest retail stories.
Made.com founder and chief executive Ning Li tells Retail Week about its £38m funding round and the future of furniture online.
Workshops, deconstructed houses and visual merchandising are to the fore in French retailer Leroy Merlin’s Le Havre store.
Carpetright has unveiled a retail concept on Clapham High Street that is designed to inspire shoppers and encourage experimentation.
Burberry, the upscale fashion retailer and brand, has launched a gifts department and cafe in its flagship store on Regent Street.
Sports Direct owner Mike Ashley has opened a discount department store in Kidderminster called Mega Value.com. Retail Week takes a look inside.
The team from Somo sat down with Retail Week to discuss how retailers are using augmented and virtual reality to enhance shopper experience.
Tapi is the first in a chain of stores aimed at offering something new for the mid-market. John Ryan visits and talks to boss Martin Harris.
Tapi founder Martin Harris sits down with Retail Week to discuss the new business, his father’s reaction and what makes the brand stand out.
Sofa retailer Sofa Workshop has seen tough times, but now it’s sitting pretty. John Ryan talks to managing director Ian McGuffog about its latest format.
Executive editor George MacDonald and content editor Nicola Harrison pick through the big stories from the past seven days.
Topps Tiles will open the first of its new hybrid stores next week as it rolls out a new format it hopes will help it reach new catchment areas.