By Planet Retail2010-05-13T09:14:00+01:00
Woolworths’ discount department store, Big W, has launched an online store, allowing web-based shoppers access to more than 4,000 items from its range, including 600 items that are not available in-store.
The pandemic has tested retailers and their operations to the limit. But during an unprecedented 12 months, which businesses truly put their people before profit and prioritised the health and wellbeing of their workers like never before? Retail Week has teamed up with Glassdoor to find out the best places to work in retail and why, according to employees.
Fast-growing etailer ISawItFirst has hired former Matalan deputy chief executive Greg Pateras, who is understood to be gearing the business up for a stock market flotation.
The Hut Group has acquired online beauty marketplace Cult Beauty for £275m and raised its full-year sales outlook as a result.
With both Tesco and Superdry pulling out of international ventures on the same day, Retail Week asks whether UK retail is scaling back its global ambitions.
The coronavirus crisis will wipe $2.1trn (£1.7trn) off of global retail sales in 2020, new data has predicted.
The coronavirus outbreak has sparked fears and headlines worldwide since emerging in the Chinese city of Wuhan at the start of the year.
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