Warm weather and Valentine’s Day did little to boost fashion sales in February, according to BDO’s latest High Street Sales Tracker. In-store like-for-like fashion sales declined by 3.5 p

London - A new initiative to find the next generation of retail talent has been launched in a boost to fill the vacancies across the UK's high street and shopping centres. The competition and scheme,

It doesn’t take much observation to notice that a radical change is raging through our current retail landscape. A change that is not only affecting retail, but the consumer industry as a whole

Holiday discounting and a last-minute surge of Christmas shopping did little to restore festive cheer to the UK high street in December, according to new figures by accountancy and business advisory

New York – Last Monday’s warning from Asos Plc., unanimously seen by both the industry and the market as better placed than most fashion peers to weather shopper fatigue, has raised a num

Blockchain has undoubtedly become this year’s most popular technology. From financial services to supply chain, the blockchain has changed the way we do business. A recent study identity three

It’s a message arriving from sources as varied as Stylus, whose recent Decoded Futures summit in New York questioned our obsession with that most cash-poor demographic, to the United Nations wh

Montreal’s McGill University has officially opened the Bensadoun School of Retail Management, named after Aldo Bensadoun, founder of footwear company Aldo Group. The school aims to act as a hub

French womenswear label Maje is set to open its London flagship store at 149-151 Regent Street on 9 November. The brand announced in August 2017 its plans to open a London store, but have only now gi

Alibaba Group announced financial results for the third quarter of 2018. The group delivered robust revenue growth of 54 percent in the quarter, with core marketplace business continuing to show stro

Debenhams managing director of retail, digital, food and events, Ross Clemmow, is leaving the company next year as he takes a new position as managing director of Bridgepoint, the private equity firm

Amazon has been pouring money into developing its own private labels, a report by data-research firm Jungle Scout seems to suggest. Its massive distribution and shipping channels has serviced third-

If all dissatisfied customers in the UK were to turn their backs on their current retailer of choice, the total annual defection cost would be 147.2 billion pounds, according to a survey conducted by

It’s hard to believe that the Brexit referendum, which took place way back on 23 June, 2016, has been a staple topic for rowdy pub chats and friendship-ending Facebook statuses for over two yea

Want to improve customer satisfaction and boost sales? Then pay attention to the music you play in your store. According to a study by music tech company Soundtrack Your Brand in collaboration with t

If you run a fashion webshop and it doesn’t feature videos yet, now is the time to start. Videos provide visitors with a richer shopping experience, which makes them a very effective tool to i

Social media democratizes fashion - no longer do you have to be in with the mainstream fashion media to get eyes on your products. It is the perfect eCommerce tool because it gives you a stage, and,

London - Trading conditions are not getting any easier for retailers across the UK. Facing increasing competition from international rivals, discounters, and shifting consumer shopping habits retaile

2018 is set to be yet another difficult year for UK fashion retailers, according to data and analytics company GlobalData. Clothing and footwear volumes declined 0.8 percent have been linked to highe

See how Europe’s leading retailers are harnessing technology to create captivating in- store experiences in Upgrading Bricks and Mortar. Did you know that 80% of retailers are increasing their

The Battersea Power Station Development Company (BPSDC) aims to transform the iconic location into the city’s newest retail and leisure destination as it unveils its 9 billion pounds transforma

London - The month of February was as miserable for its cold weather snap as it was for UK retail. Following the release of the disappointing figures from BDO High Street Sales Tracker on Friday, the

Bricks and mortar stores that don’t stock products may be the future of retail. According to digital news outlet Quartz, brands are beginning to embrace the “un-store,” which is a r

Online behaviour in the UK has greatly changed with over 90 percent of households now having internet access. This is an increase from 89 percent last year and 57 percent in 2006, according to the Of

Warm weather, strong summer collections and sales have helped boost clothing sales across the UK, according to new data from The Office for National Statistics (ONS). ONS released data representing a

New figures released by KPMG/Ipsos Retail Think Tank (RTT) indicate that the UK is ‘set for the worst run of retail health performance for five years.’ The RTT Retail Health Index base of

Various states of uncertainty negatively affect consumer confidence, as was evident in Visa UK's Consumer Spending Index figures released this week. Spending dropped in the second quarter to its lowe

London - British Bargain shopper rejoice - Australian online shopping site Bargain Spot has expanded its services overseas and launched a dedicated platform to serve its growing UK audience. The webs

British retail has enjoyed the largest jump in June sales in six years, as revealed by a just released survey by BDO accountancy firm. This is good news for British businesses at a time when the cou

Every sales person knows them: customers who want to make your life hell. Sure, there are days when everything works out, and even the most stressful regular who is all problems and drama finds somet