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Exterior of new Primark store on Wenceslas Square, Prague

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Store gallery: Primark extends to 14th market with first Czech store

2021-06-17T10:09:00+01:00By

Primark has opened its first ever Czech store on Prague’s Wenceslas Square.

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Neil Gibb

Opinion

‘The lesson from Supreme is that retailers need more than customers – they need fans’

2021-06-17T05:30:00+01:00By

A tale of two fashion retailers. In May 2020, US company J Crew filed for chapter 11 bankruptcy protection. A few months later, Supreme was bought by VF Corporation for $2.1bn (£1.6bn).

Collection of Rotaro's rentable garments in store

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Store gallery: Luxury rental platform Rotaro’s colourful Carnaby pop-up

2021-06-16T13:40:00+01:00By

Premium womenswear rental platform Rotaro has launched a pop-up in London’s Carnaby Street in a bid to be closer to its community.

Fran Minogue

Opinion

‘The Amazon effect, excess space and the pandemic are driving retail evolution’

2021-06-16T06:15:00+01:00By

If we cast our minds back 20 years or more, most brands had very few standalone sites,  preferring to operate via wholesale or concessions in department stores.

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