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Peter Williams

Opinion

Peter Williams: ‘The pressure is on for fewer but better stores’

2021-01-15T06:30:00+00:00By

After the experience of the last 10 months, do we really need shops any more? Perhaps we should start by reflecting on how they were created and why we started going to them in the first place. 

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Dr Martens

Analysis

IPO rush – which retailers will whet investor appetite?

2021-01-12T16:00:00+00:00By

After a tumultuous year for the industry, some retailers are setting their sights on new horizons with plans to float on the stock market.

Quiet Christmas shopping street

Analysis

Analysis: How retail fared during the most unpredictable Christmas in history

2021-01-11T07:20:00+00:00By

In what has been one of the most unpredictable Christmases ever, retail has still found some reasons to celebrate. Retail Week explores what a Covid Christmas looked like.

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Opinion

‘Forget Jaeger – Topshop should be the prize for M&S’

2021-01-06T12:03:00+00:00By

It makes complete sense for Marks & Spencer to add fashion brands to its offer, particularly online, as has successfully been done by rival Next.

Deep dive: How to think like a pureplay

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
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