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The Disruptors: The businesses revolutionising retail property


The latest instalment of Retail Week’s Disruptors series shines a spotlight on some of the businesses reimagining bricks-and-mortar for a post-pandemic world.

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England Football kit on mannequins at Sports Direct, Oxford Street


Data: Retail sales rise in June as Euro 2020 drives spend


Retail sales rose in June as supermarket sales were buoyed by the England team’s progress in football’s European Championships.

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Analysis: What will be this year’s Christmas bestsellers?

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As retailers put the finishing touches on their Christmas ranges, what will be the sector’s hottest product themes and festive bestsellers? 

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Store gallery: TikTok moves offline with experiential shopping centre pop-up


Video sharing platform TikTok has made a huge splash online. Now, with the opening of the UK’s first-ever TikTok pop-up, it could also make a big impact IRL.

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