Sports, leisure & outdoors

The latest news, analysis, data and video on sports, leisure & outdoors retailing including Sports Direct, JD Sports and WiggleCRC.

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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.


Explore: Sports, leisure and outdoors retailing

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Lights, camera, retail: How M&S, Boots and TikTok are merging content with commerce

2021-12-02T05:30:00+00:00By Manfreda Cavazza

From Singles’ Day livestreams to shoppable reality TV shows, the worlds of entertainment and retail are becoming more intertwined than ever. How can retailers win in the battle for consumer attention both in-store and on-screen?



Who are retail’s next CEOs?


Retail Week speaks to a panel of industry experts to determine which executives will be in charge of the UK’s biggest retailers in the next five years.

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Store gallery: Fabletics unveils first UK store with interactive London pop-up


Activewear brand Fabletics has opened its first UK store, an experiential pop-up on Regent Street.

Retail 2022: Accelerating out of crisis, transforming the future

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We interviewed 59 CEOs in-depth to provide comprehensive insight into the mood across retail boardrooms and their plans for the year.

Read Retail 2022 today to discover:

  • What the 59 CEOs expect from the golden quarter
  • The changes they are seeing in how their customers shop
  • What this means for their strategic investments