News: Home and DIY retailing
Explore: Home and DIY retailing
The retailer has announced plans to introduce a new store format, but is it what the UK high street really needs?
DIY giant Kingfisher has posted a year of strong growth as the home improvement trend continued to thrive in lockdown – but how sustainable will the newfound passion for DIY be?
Over the past year, many have tried to pit ecommerce against physical stores. And with the regrettable loss of some big brands from our high streets it’s an easy assumption to make.
Six groundbreaking ideas to revive the high street
As non-essential shops reopen, Retail Week looks into what can be done to breathe new life into high streets:
- How high streets and stores can adapt to serve people’s needs throughout the day
- Smart collaborations between retailers can help make high street shops "more energising"
- Town centres should "create a brand around" what their USP is