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IPO rush – which retailers will whet investor appetite?


After a tumultuous year for the industry, some retailers are setting their sights on new horizons with plans to float on the stock market.

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What next? Tesco, John Lewis and Dixons Carphone CEOs predict trends for 2021


After the most unpredictable year in history, which trends do retail’s biggest bosses think will be prevalent in 2021? Retail Week finds out.

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In pictures: New stores that brought the wow factor in lockdown year


2020 may be more synonymous with shuttered stores but it did bring us some eye-catching new shops. Retail Week rounds up some of the best to whet your appetite

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Data: Can social media predict this year’s Christmas winners?


With Christmas imminent and swathes of the UK’s most populous areas effectively back in lockdown, can social media engagement help predict who will still prevail in this coming festive period?

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