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Cartoon 12 November 2019

Blower’s retail cartoon: Getting on Santa's luxury list


Patrick Blower’s take on Harrods Rewards customers who spend at least £2,000 in-store getting priority access to the department store’s Christmas grotto.

Department stores video and galleries

  • Blower’s retail cartoon: Getting on Santa's luxury list

  • M&S sales and profits fall due to weak clothing sales

  • Former BHS owner banned from directorships for 10 years

  • Watch: Selfridges enters festive ad fray with ‘modern’ Christmas short

  • Selfridges opens second-hand clothing boutique

  • M&S presses button on instalment payments for shoppers

  • Nordstrom unveils ‘new concept’ New York department store

  • In pictures: Smartech ‘Store of The Future’ saving retail from boredom

  • Selfridges doubles sustainable labelling scheme

  • Debenhams to name ex-House of Fraser exec as chair