Tag : Black Friday
Retailers to scale back 'kiss of death' Black Friday Subscription
After a promotional start to the summer season, and with exactly four months to go until Black Friday, retailers are planning to scale back their discounting plans as the promotional frenzy fails to deliver profitable sales.
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.
Record Black Friday sales at HunterSubscription
Wellington boot and outerwear brand Hunter achieved its highest daily sales results ever – £1m – on both Black Friday and Cyber Monday.
More UK retailers than ever before participated in Black Friday Sales this year in the face of ongoing tough trading.
Black Friday smashes records at John LewisSubscription
John Lewis & Partners has reported the biggest sales week in its history as customers took advantage of its Black Friday deals in store and online.
Cyber Monday Sales exceed Black Friday Subscription
For the first time, clothing retailers are offering more discounts today, Cyber Monday, than they were on Black Friday.
Black Friday 'bigger than ever' in the UK Subscription
A total of 72% more UK retailers are taking part in Black Friday this year than in 2017, data from retail sales aggregator Lovethesales.com shows.
Christopher Raeburn boycotts Black Friday Subscription
Christopher Raeburn has shut its website and pop-up store for Black Friday, to promote the sustainable approach of “buying less but better”.
Early Black Friday sales rocketSubscription
Black Friday UK online sales before 7am were up 78% on last year, reports data firm Loqate.
Black Friday has been plagued with issues since the US shopping event first arrived on these shores.
Who’s buying what this Black Friday?Subscription
Younger customers will favour Black Friday this year, a YouGov survey conducted for KMPG has found.