Tag : Scotland
Scottish independents have told Drapers they witnessed a “significant drop” in both sales and footfall in the first four months of 2019, as a result of unseasonably warm weather and low consumer confidence surrounding Brexit.
Cashmere and woollen manufacturer Johnstons of Elgin has opened a new store for its eponymous own brand on Multrees Walk, the premium shopping district in the centre of Edinburgh.
Scottish retail sales soar in MaySubscription
Total retail sales in Scotland increased by 2.6% in May compared to a decrease of 0.2% in May 2017, the Scottish Retail Consortium reports, as good weather and bank holiday encouraged shoppers.
Pringle of Scotland records ongoing lossesSubscription
Pringle of Scotland made a £4.9m pre-tax loss in the year ended 28 January 2017 as it continues to struggle to turn a profit.
September footfall downSubscription
Footfall in September decreased by 1.2% compared to 2016, according to the British Retail Consortium (BRC).
Autumn weather gives indies a boostSubscription
Independents across the UK have reported a surge in outwear sales thanks to chilly autumn weather.
Jenners store sold to Bestseller ownerSubscription
House of Fraser-owned Edinburgh department store Jenners’ building has been sold to a private European investor.
Scottish retail sales show signs of turnaroundSubscription
Scottish retail sales grew by 1.3% in August, which is a stronger average growth rate than seen for the three and 12-month averages, according to figures from the Scottish Retail Consortium (SRC).
Scottish retailers are being warned to ensure the rateable value placed on their properties is accurate, as the business rates appeal deadline looms.
Edinburgh men’s lifestyle store The Brotique is rebranding as “Quarters” later this month, and launching its first own-label range.