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  • Frasers Belfast

    Frasers Group (Strategy)


    Frasers Group enters multi-year partnership with THG as it enhances its ecosystem. As part of the deal, THG will integrate Frasers Plus – its customer credit and loyalty proposition – into its Ingenuity platform, marking the external partner for the service.

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    Sainsbury’s (Strategy)


    Sainsbury’s decision making has remained staunchly focused on its commitment to retail, including its latest move to sell Sainsbury’s Bank to NatWest. The grocer will withdraw from a number of its financial services, keeping “capital light” commission income businesses with a “strong connection” to retail.

  • H&M_williamsburg4-prospect

    H&M Group (Strategy)


    H&M makes first investment in decarbonisation technology as works to improve its supply chain processes. The retailer announced its investment in Rondo energy which makes heat batteries that “turn intermittent electricity into continuous, high-temperature heat and power, perfect for textile factories”

  • clarks-paris-flagship-2-RN

    Clarks (Strategy)


    Facing challenging headwinds and falling profits, Clarks is focused on cost control. With “a series of initiatives instigated” at the back end of 2023, it was reported that the footwear retailer plans to cut around 150 roles within its head offices in the US and UK.

  • Space NK Westfield

    Space NK (Strategy)


    Amid reports of a pending sale by owners Manzanita Capital, Space NK has sold off its US whole arm to distribution firm PCA Companies for an undisclosed sum. This renews the retailer’s focus on its domestic business, where it has been upsizing its stores of late.

  • Asda Wirral

    Asda (Strategy)


    Asda’s £50m investment programme will entail the upgrade of 170 stores by the end of November and will enable the grocer to revamp its supermarkets and superstores by launching new services while additionally making a range of other in-store improvements.

  • Poundland

    Poundland (Strategy)


    Poundland’s launch of its Poundland Perks digital loyalty scheme in Scotland is part of its planned roll out across the UK in 2024, which reflects its efforts to continue to expand its technology and digital offer, as well as drive loyalty from shoppers. 

  • Debenhams-beauty-store-front-in-Manchester

    Debenhams (Overview)


    Momentum has been building for Debenhams marketplace, which had onboarded over 3,500 brands by the end of FY2023. It recently welcomed fashion retailer Quiz back to its site, offering an expanded selection of dressy and occasion products.

  • SH.Aldi_.14.9.2017.011-scaled

    Aldi (Strategy)


    Aldi’s ongoing investment is part of efforts to fulfil its long-term target of 1,500 locations. It also plans to bring refurbishments to over 30 stores this summer. Aldi previously committed to investing more than £550m into “expanding and further improving” its store and distribution network in 2024.



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