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Store gallery: First WHSmith and InMotion combined store touches down at Stansted

2021-11-17T05:30:00+00:00By

WHSmith has unveiled its latest travel store format: a combined WHSmith and InMotion store at London Stansted Airport.

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Pandora New York Christmas window 2021

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In pictures: Selfridges, Fortnum & Mason, L’Occitane and more unveil festive windows

2021-11-12T06:00:00+00:00Promotional research for Criteo DHL TrueLayer and Yopto

Selfridges, Fortnum & Mason and L’Occitane have unveiled their Christmas windows, but what other stores have joined in?

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Analysis: The solutions retailers are putting in place to navigate the supply chain crisis

2021-10-01T14:12:00+01:00By ,

A shortage of HGV drivers, increased Brexit red tape, not enough warehouse staff, high freight costs and a shortage of food-grade CO2. It feels that, from week to week, the supply chain issues facing UK retail have only piled up further, posing big questions for the industry.

Interior of Lone Design Club fashion pop-up showing racks of clothes

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Where retail’s top bosses love to shop

2021-09-20T05:30:00+01:00

As the retail sector finds its feet again in the months following reopening, which shops are the industry’s leaders most excited to get back to? Retail Week asks retail CEOs what their favourite stores are and why.

Where retail’s top bosses love to shop

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As the retail sector finds its feet again after months of restrictions, which shops are the industry’s leaders most excited to visit?

Retail Week asks retail CEOs what their favourite stores are and why.

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