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Mannequin of wheelchair basketball player and Jordan t-shirts at Sports Direct, Oxford Street

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Store gallery: Sports Direct hails ‘new era’ with £10m Oxford Street revamp

2021-06-18T05:30:00+01:00By

Sports Direct has lifted the lid on its newest store concept on London’s Oxford Street as it accelerates its “elevation” strategy.

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Exterior of new Primark store on Wenceslas Square, Prague

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Store gallery: Primark extends to 14th market with first Czech store

2021-06-17T10:09:00+01:00By

Primark has opened its first ever Czech store on Prague’s Wenceslas Square.

Collection of Rotaro's rentable garments in store

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Store gallery: Luxury rental platform Rotaro’s colourful Carnaby pop-up

2021-06-16T13:40:00+01:00By

Premium womenswear rental platform Rotaro has launched a pop-up in London’s Carnaby Street in a bid to be closer to its community.

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‘The Amazon effect, excess space and the pandemic are driving retail evolution’

2021-06-16T06:15:00+01:00By

If we cast our minds back 20 years or more, most brands had very few standalone sites,  preferring to operate via wholesale or concessions in department stores.

Six groundbreaking ideas to revive the high street

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
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