After Next unveiled its Christmas trading figures, the team discuss what the retailer’s update tells us about how the festive season panned out.
Today brought trading updates from some of retail’s biggest names, helping to paint a picture of how the golden quarter panned out. We look at some of the key themes.
As Next reported a continued shift in sales from stores to online, Lord Wolfson set out potential future scenarios for the business that have implications for retail more widely.
After Asda revealed plans to make sweeping changes to store staff contracts, we analyse the implications for the grocer and the wider retail sector.
This week the team delve into Lush’s divisive decision to axe its social media accounts across Twitter, Facebook and Instagram in a bid to stop “fighting with algorithms”.
Julian Dunkerton has successfully staged a boardroom coup and is back at the top of the retailer he founded. The team discuss what he needs to do now.
This week, the team discuss the key themes from Retail Week Live 2019, from businesses grappling with data to committing to life-long development of staff skills.