Tag : Black Friday
M&S boss: 'We don't regret Black Friday'Subscription
Marks & Spencer chief executive Steve Rowe has insisted that the retailer’s decision not to partake in Black Friday last year was the right one, despite reporting weak sales in November.
Extended Black Friday boosts November sales Subscription
Retail sales increased by 5% in November compared with the same month last year, the Office for National Statistics (ONS) has reported today.
Lowest online growth in seven yearsSubscription
Online retail sales in the UK increased 8.1% year-on-year last month, the lowest November growth since 2011.
Christmas discounting to reach record highSubscription
Retailers will slash prices by an average of 48% over Christmas, setting a new record Deloitte reports.
Fashion retail's highs and lows of 2018Subscription
As this year comes to a close and a new one approaches, Drapers recaps the twists and turns in the retail industry over the past 12 months
Fashion hit by £1.6bn peak returns impactSubscription
Fashion retailers in the UK are set to be hit by a £1.6bn impact on margins over the peak trading period, as customer returns spike in the wake of Black Friday.
Indies look forward to Christmas upliftSubscription
Independents across the UK have enjoyed a strong autumn season so far and are optimistic about Christmas, as more consumers seek unique products and store experiences.
Footfall across the UK fell 3.2% year on year in November – a swing from last year’s growth of 0.2% – as Black Friday increasingly becomes an online event.
Exclusive: Zalando signs bevy of premium brandsSubscription
Berlin-based etailer Zalando has signed up 17 new premium brands for the first quarter of 2019 as it seeks to become a “noteworthy destination” for affordable luxury fashion, Drapers can reveal.
Black Friday boosts salesSubscription
Total like-for-like UK sales increased by 7.6% this week compared with last year following a boost from Black Friday discounts, BDO’s latest high street sales tracker shows.