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Neil Gibb


‘The lesson from Supreme is that retailers need more than customers – they need fans’


A tale of two fashion retailers. In May 2020, US company J Crew filed for chapter 11 bankruptcy protection. A few months later, Supreme was bought by VF Corporation for $2.1bn (£1.6bn).

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Anita Balchandani


‘Retail’s rules of value creation have changed for good’


Retailer equity valuations have been on a rollercoaster ride over the past year, amid significant divergence in the performance of individual companies. 

Watches of Switzerland, Regent Street, London


Analysis: Lush and Watches of Switzerland on nailing international expansion

2021-06-08T06:00:00+01:00By Manfreda Cavazza

‘Non-essential’ UK retailers have had a bruising year and many of those that have proved most resilient have relied on international markets to bolster growth in 2020. Should more businesses look to do the same in 2021 and beyond?

G7 country flags


‘G7 tech tax deal won’t do much for hard-pressed retailers’


The Treasury has hailed the new G7 agreement for a minimum level of corporate tax announced on Saturday as ‘seismic’, yet it’s not as earth-shattering as it would perhaps like to suggest.

The man powering one million retail websites

The man powering one million retail websites

Shopify president Harley Finkelstein tells Retail Week how retail now is a battle between the resistant and the resilient.

Interview by Luke Tugby