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Analysis: Will Christmas cheer beat festive fear as election looms?


The golden quarter is underway against a backdrop of worrying predictions on consumer spending, Brexit chaos and a possible general election. Retail Week looks at the industry’s prospects at this crucial time of year.

Health & Beauty video and galleries

  • Watch: Boots ditches the schmaltz in Christmas campaign

  • Watch: Boots boss Seb James on wellness and investing in stores

  • Watch: Will Boots’ ‘store of the future’ revive its fortunes?

  • Store gallery: Inside Boots’ new-look London flagship

  • Watch: Boots boss Seb James on winning back beauty relevance

  • Watch: Inside John Lewis’ new Beauty Studio concept

  • The Retail Week: Which Christmas ads are hitting the mark?

  • Watch: Debenhams' store of the future in Watford

  • Debenhams puts beauty centre-stage in Watford store

  • Watch: Feelunique's Palix on finding the perfect tech team