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Tourism to localism – how retailers in prime cities are shifting strategies


Following the lifting of Covid-19 restrictions, “freedom” may have arrived in the UK – but tourists have not. Indeed, it could take years for the volume of visitors, particularly those from Asia, to return to pre-pandemic levels. So how can prime cities like London adapt and innovate to win more spend from domestic consumers? 


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Michael Murray: The man Mike Ashley is entrusting with the future of Frasers


Who is the man Sports Direct founder Mike Ashley has appointed as his successor and can he turn around the retailer’s fortunes?

Burberry's hot air balloon and pop-up store at Heathrow Airport.


Analysis: Is Burberry’s golden era over with Marco Gobbetti’s exit?


As Burberry boss Marco Gobbetti exits, Retail Week takes a look at the tenure of the man brought in to save Britain’s iconic luxury brand.

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Analysis: Lush and Watches of Switzerland on nailing international expansion

2021-06-08T06:00:00+01:00By Manfreda Cavazza

‘Non-essential’ UK retailers have had a bruising year and many of those that have proved most resilient have relied on international markets to bolster growth in 2020. Should more businesses look to do the same in 2021 and beyond?

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.