Tag : department stores
As US department stores close branches and UK retailers innovate to keep customers’ attention, Drapers asks what they need to do to survive.
The emphasis on emotion and experience in John Lewis’s summer campaign leaves its closest rivals in the dust, writes Drapers’ Kirsty McGregor.
Two major US department store groups are closing more than a hundred stores across the country and cutting thousands of jobs amid challenging trading environments and shifting consumer habits.
Bucher takes axe to Designers at DebenhamsSubscription
New Debenhams boss Sergio Bucher is shaking up the department store chain’s fashion offer by scrapping some of its long-standing designer collaborations.
Profits dip at Harvey Nichols following revampSubscription
An extensive revamp of Harvey Nichol’s Knightsbridge flagship has hit profits at the department store.
The UK’s biggest department stores are facing change at the top. Drapers looks at what the new chief executives of John Lewis, House of Fraser and Debenhams will have to deal with in 2017.
Harvey Nichols has relaunched its accessories and jewellery area, marking the final stage of the department store’s refurbishment to the ground floor at the Knightsbridge store.
Hedge funds circle House of Fraser bonds Subscription
A group of US hedge funds has reportedly been snapping up bonds in House of Fraser, which have been falling in value amid concerns over tough trading conditions on the high street.
A strong sales week came on the back of more autumnal weather.
Jersey’s landmark department store de Gruchy reopened earlier this month following a £15m investment and extensive 18-month refurbishment.