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Thinking outside the box: how retail subscription services are evolving post-pandemic


Retail subscription boxes across categories were one of the big winners in the first year of the pandemic, but many expected their popularity to fall away. Retail Week looks at how these services have adapted to changing customer behaviours


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Data: The companies investors placed their bets on in 2021


2021 marked another tumultuous year for the retail industry, but some bright sparks grew - and have been rewarded with the investment to grow further. Retail Week explores the companies that received the most investment in the UK in 2021.

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Data: Which retail sectors will prosper in 2022?

2022-01-13T06:00:00+00:00By Nick Hughes

Whisper it quietly, but there are signs the coronavirus clouds are starting to lift from over the retail sector. If 2021 was the year businesses began adapting to the ‘new normal’ created by the pandemic, 2022 could be the year they slip into full recovery mode.

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Analysis: The four ways Frasers has turbocharged growth during the pandemic


In its latest set of interim results, both Frasers’ profits and sales outshine those recorded in the pre-pandemic era. Retail Week examines how Frasers has prospered in a difficult trading period.

Tech 100: The global technology leaders influencing retail

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Innovative thinking. New ideas. Investing ahead of the competition. These are all requirements if retailers want to stay agile in these changing times. So, who are the individuals leading the charge?

Retail Week’s annual Tech 100 index celebrates the people shaping the new digital retail ecosystem and who will continue to do so in the months and years ahead.