January is usually regarded by consumers as the best month of the year to score a bargain, but turns out those heavy markdowns are a dying retail tradition. Retail analytics firm Edited noticed most of the products advertised as reduced in January were already discounted months prior. While retailers […]

Intu has announced the appointment of construction company Sir Robert McAlpine to lead the 86 million transformation of intu Broadmarsh in Nottingham, following Nottingham City Council’s approval of the project. Intu hopes that the new development will enhance shopping experience for visitors, and attract […]

Luxury British accessories retailer Lulu Guinness has reported a six percent growth in revenue thanks to a growth in online sales. The retailer reported a rise in turnover of six percent to 10.1 million pounds, with its website experiencing a 10 percent jump in page visits, and 51 percent growth in […]

Intu has announced that it will be investing 10 million pounds to transform the external facade of its Merry Hill shopping centre. Intu said that the investment will be the latest stage in the shopping centre’s shift towards becoming more sustainable, accessible and attractive for customers and retailers. […]

Window displays serve for much more than just informing passers-by about the products on offer, the price range to be expected and whether the store is or isn’t holding a sale. When done right, window displays intrigue consumers not only about the products, but the entire ambient inside the store. Take […]

Spanish apparel company Mango is set to open 60,000 square meters of new selling space in 2019, between company-owned stores and franchises. The move is part of a continued retail strategy based on opening larger stores and closing smaller ones, which has led the brand’s average store size to increase […]

The private label businesses of Amazon and Walmart-owned Flipkart may come under regulatory lens, following fresh guidelines issued to e-commerce companies. The government's directive prohibits entities with equity participation in e-commerce marketplaces from selling products on its platform. The norms […]

Customers who buy online are seeking opinions from other users to help them make their purchase decisions. This is indicated by a study carried out by Tandem (specializing in consulting marketplaces), which analyzes the relevance of online marketplaces. In era of online shopping we live in marketplaces […]

Saudi Arabia is hoping to attract an influx of luxury shoppers with a new development along its Western coast. Called the Red Sea Project, a new sustainable development across 50 natural islands in a lagoon along 200 kilometres is to be a next generation luxury destination. The project will form an […]

UK footfall on Boxing Day this year was down 3.1 percent, compared to last year, according to figures released by retail intelligence specialist Springboard. This decline marks the third consecutive year that footfall has dropped on Boxing Day, which Springboard notes indicates the “lessening in importance […]

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