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Online was undoubtedly the big winner of Christmas 2020. Retail Week’s latest report delves into which sectors benefited most from the shift to ecommerce and what that means for the year ahead.
The John Lewis Partnership has opened a new store-in-store at its Wallingford Waitrose supermarket, offering more than 700 products.
As pureplays Boohoo and Asos scoop up the brand rights to former high street darlings Debenhams and Topshop, switching them to online only, Retail Week gleans lessons from brands that have already ditched their stores.
Deep dive: How to think like a pureplay
- As online retail grows, established retailers like M&S want to 'think like a pureplay'
- Trouva co-founder Mandeep Singh says "obsession" with data is key to attracting and keeping online customers
- Made.com chair Susanne Given says pureplays have "a level of precision" traditional retailers do not
- Learn how pureplays maximise their data, agility and structure