Tag : retail
Entrepreneur Simon Waterfield has drawn up a target list of brands for his Scotch Corner Designer Village scheme in a bid to become “the next Bicester Village”.
Patagonia makes UK retail comebackSubscription
US outdoor clothing retailer Patagonia is gearing up to open a store in Manchester, marking its return to UK retail following the closure of its Covent Garden flagship three years ago.
Businesses are set to save £2.3bn through changes to the rules for business rates, chancellor Philip Hammond announced in today’s autumn Budget.
Major retail development planned for Marble ArchSubscription
A retail-led development is reportedly being proposed on the Mount Royal part of London’s Oxford Street.
Bonmarché turnaround boosts salesSubscription
Value womenswear retailer Bonmarché has posted profits and sales rises for the first half of the year, indicating that its turnaround strategy is starting to bear fruit.
Jigsaw scrambles for investor dealSubscription
Womenswear retailer Jigsaw has reportedly approached investors including The Foschini Group (TFG) to submit bids for the business.
Black Friday spending to heat upSubscription
The UK’s Black Friday shoppers plan to spend £197 each on average during the Sales weekend, according to the latest findings from PwC.
Mild weather dents October retail salesSubscription
Clothing, textile and footwear retail sales dropped last month on the back of mild weather conditions, according to data from the Office for National Statistics (ONS).
BRC calls for Budget consumer spending boostSubscription
The British Retail Consortium (BRC) has urged Chancellor Philip Hammond to do “all he can” to encourage shoppers to spend ahead of next week’s Budget, as pay growth falls behind.
The number of online retailers launching physical stores is growing, while internet sales growth is expected to slow.