Tag : bricks and mortar
74% of shoppers to avoid stores on Black FridaySubscription
UK retailers hoping to capitalise on in-store sales this Black Friday may be disappointed, as three-quarters of consumers plan to avoid the high street come 29 November.
Amid its radical store-closure programme, Marks & Spencer has opened a new store in Cornwall, and still considers bricks-and-mortar retail “incredibly important”. Can its new approach get the business back on track?
Latest developments in sustainable store designSubscription
From responsibly sourced materials to in-store recycling schemes, stores offer brands and retailers the opportunity to make their environmental efforts concrete.
Retail rents: the race to the bottomSubscription
Retailers are demanding rent cuts in the wake of an avalanche of company voluntary arrangements. But the long-term effect may be to undermine investment in retail property.
50,000 UK shops lie emptySubscription
A total of 16% of all shops and retail outlets in the UK are currently empty, new figures have shown.
Brexit tops consumer concerns for 2019Subscription
Brexit is the biggest concern for almost half of British consumers in 2019, new research shows.
How retailers can future-proof their logistics Subscription
Bots, drones and driverless cars may be grabbing the headlines, but for fashion retailers and brands, the key to future-proofing logistics will be using the right technology effectively.
In pictures: Joe Browns' debut storeSubscription
Joe Browns opened its first bricks-and-mortar store on 2 November at Meadowhall shopping centre in Sheffield.