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Interior of Public Desire shoe store in Riyadh, showing a rack of women's shoes and a sign saying 'Public Desire'


Store gallery: Pureplay shoe retailer Public Desire opens first store


Public Desire has opened its first-ever bricks-and-mortar store in Saudi Arabia.


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Apps, personalisation and UX: How Moonpig and In The Style are powering growth

2021-07-27T15:44:00+01:00By ,

As Moonpig and In The Style publish stellar results for the past year, Retail Week explores what other retailers could learn from their digital strategies.

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Analysis: What will be this year’s Christmas bestsellers?

2021-07-22T05:00:00+01:00Promotional research for

As retailers put the finishing touches on their Christmas ranges, what will be the sector’s hottest product themes and festive bestsellers? 



Data: Must-see Next graphs reveal sales powered by weather and staycations


After stronger than expected trading, fashion and home giant Next has upped profit expectations. Data provided by the retailer showed the categories and factors that shaped consumer behaviour and powered the strong performance.

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
  • chair Susanne Given says pureplays have "a level of precision" traditional retailers do not
  • Learn how pureplays maximise their data, agility and structure