Rebecca is the head of data and research at Retail Week, where she manages data content. Specialist sectors include clothing and health & beauty markets.
Previously, she was a health & beauty and clothing analyst at consultancy firm Verdict Retail.
Rebecca has a strong background in retail, having worked in various merchandising roles at Debenhams, Mothercare and Puma, as well as studying fashion management at university.
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Fashion giant Asos has been crowned leader in the inaugural Retail Week Indicator, launched today to shine a light on the top retailers for digital proficiency.
There is no doubt that consumer shopping habits have drastically changed over the last five years or so.
Topshop has reportedly signed a deal to open 80 stores in China, but the Arcadia-owned fashion retailer would be wise to tread with caution.
Despite Steve Rowe setting out in May plans to recover and grow Marks & Spencer’s struggling clothing division, there remains little visible improvement.
While Steve Rowe is expected to unveil his long-term strategy in November, he is accelerating the process of bringing M&S back into style.
The unpredictability of the UK weather has once again hit the clothing sector, with a colder than expected March and April, followed by a wet and dreary June.