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Opinion

‘Retailers cannot ignore the trend of purchasing with purpose’

2021-09-02T05:30:00+01:00By

Conscious consumerism is on the rise. According to the Co-op, ethical consumer spending hit record levels last year, swelling to more than £41bn. 

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Exclusive: Very Group hires ex-Fenwick boss as retail managing director

2021-09-24T07:10:00+01:00By

The Very Group has appointed former Fenwick chief executive Robbie Feather as its retail managing director, Retail Week can reveal.

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Analysis

In pictures: Why Glossier, Google and more are going from clicks to bricks post-pandemic

2021-06-28T06:00:00+01:00By

As restrictions begin to ease, the post-pandemic world of retail is welcoming online players into bricks-and-mortar stores.

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Data

Data: Sales soar as Amazon toasts most successful Prime Day ever

2021-06-25T05:49:00+01:00By

Amazon has had its most successful Prime Day in the event’s history, with the tech giant raking in an estimated $11.2bn (£8.0bn) in sales during the two-day event. 

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Analysis

Analysis: Etsy’s Depop deal is a big bet that retail has changed forever

2021-06-03T16:17:00+01:00By

News broke this week that online marketplace Etsy has bought second-hand fashion app Depop for $1.6bn, but what does the deal mean for both businesses?

The UK retail’s most influential leaders unveiled

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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.

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