Supply chain

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‘Black Friday will be the first big test of a fragile retail supply chain’


The first Black Friday since the end of lockdown should be cause for celebration among us retailers. 

Explore: The retail supply chain

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How retail must go even greener after COP26 commitments


As the world’s leaders came together in Glasgow for COP26, a raft of commitments and deals were made in a bid to limit global warming and stop a climate change catastrophe. Retail Week explores some of the implications for retail’s sectors.

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How Amazon, Asos and Walmart are pre-empting peak returns

2021-11-18T05:30:00+00:00Promotional research for

While retailers are battling with supply and demand this golden quarter, returns look set to be the nightmare after Christmas. Retail Week’s Supply Chain 2022 report looks at how retailers are tackling the £5bn returns problem.

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Retail 2022: 88% of CEOs are optimistic sales will rise next year

2021-11-11T05:30:00+00:00Promotional research for

The leaders of 53 UK retailers expect revenues to bounce back strongly next year, with nine in 10 expecting an uplift in 2022, reveals a major new Retail Week report.

Where retail’s top bosses love to shop


As the retail sector finds its feet again after months of restrictions, which shops are the industry’s leaders most excited to visit?

Retail Week asks retail CEOs what their favourite stores are and why.