Tag : Black Friday
Jigsaw Christmas boosted by mobile surgeSubscription
Jigsaw experienced record-breaking sales over the festive period, boosted by a 115% surge in mobile transactions during the Christmas week.
There was no doubt the Christmas period would be tough and, as retailers’ trading results start to come in, the challenges can be seen in the figures.
Fashion retailers are working under severe time constraints to reprocess Black Friday and Christmas returns, but getting it right can protect margins and keep customers happy.
Weathering the perfect retail storm Subscription
Experts warn that 2016 could see a higher-than-usual rate of retail insolvencies, following a perfect storm of warm autumn weather and unprecedented discounting.
Christmas might be nine months away and consumers will be looking forward to long summer days before they think of cold winter nights. But for retailers, Christmas must come early as they prepare for the peak season. While the sun shines, behind the scenes they should thinking about tinsel and trees.
Drapers Next Gen: Industry needs '12 months' medicine’ from discounting, says Jigsaw's RuisSubscription
Jigsaw chief executive Peter Ruis has said the fashion industry needs to take “12 months’ medicine” to wean itself off the prevailing discounting culture.
How to stay ahead of the pack this Black Friday Subscription
As the countdown to Black Friday 2016 begins, Drapers looks at what retailers expect from this year’s discounting extravaganza.
Inside John Lewis's £150m Magna Park Subscription
John Lewis showed off two new all-singing all-dancing distribution centres at its 2.4m sq ft Magna Park campus earlier this month – the results of a £150m investment and a decade of planning.
Mintel predicts UK sales will improve but performance will depend on retailers’ approach to pre-Christmas discounting.
As we hurtle towards Black Friday, retailers are firming up their plans to make the most of the boost to traffic in alignment with their overarching discounting strategies.