ICON Outlet at The O2, the 210,000sq ft premium urban outlet developed by AEG and Crosstree Real Estate Partners has announced the signing of Showcase, an exclusive fashion events company, bringing together the world’s leading brands into a new fashion
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Lack of store investment cash means CVA proposal will not be enough to save Arcadia’s brands, says GlobalData
Following yesterday’s news (Wednesday 22 May) that Arcadia is to close 23 stores as part of its CVA proposal, Chloe Collins, senior retail analyst at GlobalData, a leading data and analytics company, offers her view on the chains current challenges:
Homeware brand Cox and Cox has successfully complemented its catalogue-based business model with personalised display ads to generate an incremental return on ad spend (iROAS) of over £2 million over the last 18 months.
One Stop Franchise has launched their new website, believing it is easier to navigate, focusing more on its franchisees and ultimately is more helpful and informative to prospective retailers.
Following today’s release of Pets at Home FY figures for 2018/19, Amy Higginbotham, retail analyst at GlobalData, a leading data and analytics company, comments: ‘‘Pets at Home CEO Peter Pritchard has much to celebrate this morning, with the group’s full
As part of its five-year strategic plan, announced today, Royal Mail is investing around £1.8 billion over five years in the UK’s postal service.
Lulu Guinness is launching onsite social commerce to create a more engaging customer experience.
Orlebar Brown has overhauled its personalisation marketing strategy to firmly put customers first, through accelerated digital transformation with Emarsys, the only marketing platform that knows your industry. Already the move has produced a 20% increase in online revenue
Following today’s release of M&S FY figures for 2018/19, Thomas Brereton, Retail Analyst at GlobalData, a leading data and analytics company, comments: ‘‘Three years into the “biggest transformation in UK retail history”, M&S is finding it difficult to see the
IBM, and its subsidiary The Weather Company, today announced IBM Weather Signals, a new AI-based tool to help companies predict how fluctuations in weather will impact business performance, even months in advance. With this insight, businesses can proactively adjust supply
Capital & Regional, the UK’s leading property REIT for delivering community shopping centres, has reinforced its commitment to supporting local communities by investing into dedicated Family Zones across its portfolio. New Family Zones will be a key part of
Global Scandinavian-owned furnishings group JYSK has announced a five-year growth plan for the UK that will see its GB store portfolio increase by almost 350% at August 2024.
River Island has opened a new flagship store at intu Lakeside following owner intu’s multi-million-pound investment to transform the popular shopping destination.
The Merrion Centre in Leeds Arena Quarter is celebrating the arrival of another international brand to its growing portfolio with American coffee giant Starbucks confirmed as opening in summer 2019.
The loyalty landscape is gearing up for major change as Esso joins forces with Nectar, the UK’s largest loyalty scheme. From 1 June 2019 customers filling up at participating Esso-branded service stations will now be able to earn Nectar points
Customer experience has become the focus of in-store point of sale, with brands and retailers having to adapt their spaces to align with the changing expectations of buyers and the increasingly tech-centric shopping environment.
GREY GOOSE Vodka and Parisian fashion label Maison Labiche have collaborated to create this year’s limited-edition GREY GOOSE Riviera bottle, and reveal a hand-designed capsule collection comprised of fashion and travel items , designed as an invitation for people to
In a first for Chelsea in Bloom, Edinburgh Gin and John Lewis & Partners have unveiled a mesmerising gin-inspired flower display using a staggering 3,000 live blooms.
Franchisees at One Stop are benefiting so much with the way the franchise model works for their business that it is enabling them to open multiple stores and still have more downtime for themselves.
The St David’s Partnership, owners of St David’s in Cardiff, one of the UK’s premier retail and leisure destinations, has announced the signing of luxury chocolatier and cocoa grower, Hotel Chocolat.
Dishing up dessert success in Chinatown London, Shaftesbury has announced three exciting new dessert signings to add to the line-up, expected to open this summer. The additions will continue to bolster dessert demand within the destination whilst complementing the current
Global B2C marketing automation company, Selligent Marketing Cloud, has announced PUMA, one of the world’s leading sports brands, as a client. PUMA will leverage Selligent Marketing Cloud’s technology to automate its digital marketing campaigns, delivering personalised content to consumers in
Deliveroo today announces that Amazon is leading a new $575MM Series G preferred shared funding round, alongside existing investors T. Rowe Price, Fidelity Management and Research Company, and Greenoaks.
After three successful presentations during London Fashion Week Men’s and with a sales showroom in London since 2014, After three successful presentations during London Fashion Week Men’s and with a sales showroom in London since 2014, Wood Wood is now ready
To help lessen the impact of beauty packaging waste The Body Shop has partnered with TerraCycle to make recycling boxes available in 230 UK stores (and 672 stores worldwide across five countries) to help encourage the recycling of plastic packaging.