Everything from lorry driver shortages to container ship problems are conspiring to make it a tight Christmas for retailers.
There have been winners and losers – and not all of them were predictable.
Focusing solely on home working neglects the fact that most employees in the UK rarely or never worked from home after the pandemic
Well known retailers are too often stifled by risk averse corporate culture.
The subject of a new Netflix miniseries, Halston once ruled over New York’s fashion world. But the designer with a devil-may-care approach to his business dealings attempted too much, too quickly.
This doesn’t have to be the end for empty retail space.
Jeff Bezos announced he’s stepping down as CEO, almost 27 years after he founded the company as an online bookstore.
Thankfully, a growing number of private equity firms are trying to invest more responsibly.
As online retailers like Boohoo and ASOS mop up some of the biggest high street brands, shops are increasingly under threat.
The Irish retailer is one of the few high street fashion retailers without an online store.
During the COVID-19 pandemic, social distancing has become more than a safety regulation for those working in retail — it’s a sign of respect and an acknowledgement that they’re people too.
Retail closures are concentrated in city centres.
The COVID-19 pandemic offers small retailers an opportunity to engage customers who are changing their habits.
Conglomerates like LVMH, Richemont and Kering are the masters of supply chain control.
CBD retailers were already struggling before the pandemic. The contrast in fortunes with suburban retail activity is stark, and there are good reasons to think the shift could be permanent.
In October, the Hudson’s Bay Company announced that it would be closing its flagship location in downtown Winnipeg. This closure is reflective of the changing nature of downtown neighbourhoods.
City by city, the data on CBD visitors vary with the severity of COVID-19 outbreaks and restrictions. But none of the CBDs has recovered former activity levels, and some might never fully recover.
New research on mobile commerce shopping habits in nine countries contains some valuable insights for m-commerce managers and how they can attract new customers.
A space the size of 284 Bluewaters is surplus to requirements.
Research reveals why Chinese millennials love to spend overseas on luxury brands.