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Mayor of Greater Manchester Andy Burnham speaks to Retail Week about how to get shoppers back to city centres, what needs to be done to protect the retail sector if a second coronavirus wave is to hit and why supermarkets need to do more to enforce the wearing of face ...
Andy Burnham, the Mayor of Greater Manchester, has slammed supermarkets for not enforcing the wearing of face masks in-store in an interview with Retail Week.
With Gymshark securing unicorn status last month, just eight years after it was founded by former pizza delivery boy Ben Francis, who could be next? Retail Week looks at the businesses that have the potential to become Britain’s next £1bn brand.
Amazon has created plenty of noise about its food offer in the UK, but to date, it has failed to win shoppers in any significant number. Should the major grocers be concerned or does Amazon’s foray into food amount to little more than a damp squib?
When a stock market announcement comes through from Frasers Group, formerly known as Sports Direct, you never know what to expect. A rant from founder Mike Ashley at landlords, the government or his rivals? A shiny new acquisition? The resignation of its auditor?
The past few months have been a difficult time for all, which makes it more important than ever for retailers to be good, responsible employers and take care of their staff. Retail Week has teamed up with Glassdoor to find out where employees think the best places to work in ...
As shopping centre giant Intu plunges into administration, Retail Week asks whether the mall is dead?
Retail destinations across England saw footfall numbers soar on the day that non-essential retailers were allowed to reopen stores, with queues forming for the likes of Primark, H&M and Zara.
Although coronavirus is hitting most non-food retailers hard, some businesses have been given a boost by the lockdown. Retail Week looks at some of those winning right now.
From persuading people not to panic-buy to ensuring shoppers and staff are safe, supermarkets have had to overcome some Herculean challenges following the onset of coronavirus.
The coronavirus outbreak has seen some retailers step up to the plate and take swift action to serve customers and protect their staff, suppliers and communities. Retail Week looks at some of the awe-inspiring coronavirus responses from retailers.
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To celebrate International Women’s Day this Sunday, we take a look at the women who are changing the retail sector.
The turnover of retail CEOs reached its highest level since 2012 last year. Why are retail’s leaders sent packing so frequently?
Many predicted that Mike Coupe would depart Sainsbury’s in the wake of its failed bid to merge with Asda, and today he called time on his six years at the helm, passing the reins over to the supermarket’s retail and operations boss Simon Roberts.
What burgeoning technology will really take off in 2020 and what will it enable retailers to do? We put the question to a panel of tech experts.
Trends such as sustainability and speedy delivery show how quickly shoppers can change their buying habits. We ask the bosses of Britain’s biggest retailers what trends they believe will shake up 2020
Retail Week looks back at the most groundbreaking retail stories of the 2010s.