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‘As cost of living climbs, value-for-money battle will make or break retail success’


With consumers across the board feeling the pinch of rising prices, retailers should remember that value for money need not mean cheap, writes George MacDonald


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From captured carbon to lab-grown fur – seven innovators fashioning the future

2022-01-17T06:00:00+00:00By Rebecca Thomson

While fashion retailers work to reduce their environmental impact, a range of biotech pioneers are creating innovative new fabrics that could change how clothing and shoes are made. 

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Super Thursday delivers a Christmas cracker – but is the retail party over?

2022-01-13T17:20:00+00:00By , , ,

Despite surging numbers of Covid-19 cases and a perfect storm of external pressures threatening to derail the golden quarter, retail has delivered a merry Christmas. What did Super Thursday’s trading updates tell us about the sector’s seasonal performance – and the year ahead? 

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Data: Which retail sectors will prosper in 2022?

2022-01-13T06:00:00+00:00By Nick Hughes

Whisper it quietly, but there are signs the coronavirus clouds are starting to lift from over the retail sector. If 2021 was the year businesses began adapting to the ‘new normal’ created by the pandemic, 2022 could be the year they slip into full recovery mode.

Retail 2022: Accelerating out of crisis, transforming the future

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We interviewed 59 CEOs in-depth to provide comprehensive insight into the mood across retail boardrooms and their plans for the year.

Read Retail 2022 today to discover:

  • What the 59 CEOs expect from the golden quarter
  • The changes they are seeing in how their customers shop
  • What this means for their strategic investments