By Grace Bowden2019-08-19T06:00:00
As one-time US department store titan Barneys collapses into bankruptcy, we look at what lessons UK department stores can learn from their Stateside counterparts on what to do and not to do.
While upmarket outliers such as Liberty, Harrods and Selfridges have delivered strong results, middle-market operators have found themselves under pressure. It is a similar story in the US, as Macy’s profit warning alongside its second-quarter results this week indicated.
So, what are the lessons that British retailers can learn from the US on what to do – and not do – to avoid Barneys’ fate?
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