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Store gallery: Asda launches first ‘destination’ supercentres in Derby and Wigan


Asda has begun the process of transforming two of its supercentre stores into retail ‘destinations’ with extended selections from 13 partner brands under one roof.


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The Disruptors: The wellness brands turning relaxation into revenue


The latest instalment of Retail Week’s series The Disruptors shines a spotlight on the wellness brands making waves in the health and beauty sector.



Building a video mega-mall: How livestreaming could revolutionise Western retail


As more retailers trial livestream shopping in the UK, Retail Week explores what it could do for Western retail and what can be learned from the Chinese phenomenon.

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Data: Online sales drop eases in July but decline continues


Online retail sales in July continued their declining trend seen throughout the summer, although the drop eased somewhat compared with previous months.

The UK retail’s most influential leaders unveiled


The Retail 100 ranks the people transforming retail, speaking out, innovating, making headlines and driving growth.

This year’s ranking – produced in association with partners Braze, Mode and Okta – places special emphasis on leaders who have shown continued resilience and stepped up their support for colleagues and customers during Covid-19, while pivoting their businesses for the post-pandemic world too.