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Not content with disrupting the tech, online and grocery industries, in February Amazon announced it would be making its first UK foray into fashion. This could not have come at a more pertinent time, with high street fashion chains going through turbulent times in the face of... Read More →
British premium contemporary brand Issa is making a comeback! The brand has been acquired by House of Fraser confirmed last week, adding Issa to its exclusive portfolio of brands. Issa was launched in 2003 by Brazilian born designer Daniella Helayel. Known for her beautiful dr... Read More →
Well done to our London team for completing a 10k run in Regent's Park London on 14th of May, in support to our charity partner Honeypot children's charity. Since 1996 Honeypot has been working to enhance the lives of young carers and vulnerable children aged 5 – 12 years old.... Read More →
Marks & Spencer is making moves to enter the growing, yet crowded market of online food delivery. Shoppers will soon be able to order their favorite groceries plus high-end treats online and have it delivered to their doorstep as M&S prepares home delivery trials later this ye... Read More →
The 5-piece bridal range from Topshop has officially launched last week and it’s been making a real stir! The dreamy collection accommodates to all tastes, featuring full length gowns, a bardot shoulder and a midi number. The styles are in sumptuous fabrics including bias-cut ... Read More →
New technology will soon bring an end to the polite British habit of queuing within shops. Some of the UK’s biggest retailers including Amazon, Zara and Waitrose have already taken measures to eliminate queuing at checkout through traditional payment methods. Research by Zebra... Read More →
Earlier this month, National Apprenticeship Week celebrated not only those taking steps towards their future careers, but the businesses – especially retailers – which offer them the opportunity to do so. In 2015 over half a million apprenticeships were started in England, up ... Read More →
Facebook has launched Collection, a new shopping ad format that is designed to enhance buyers’ shopping experiences on mobile devices. According to the blog post by the social media giant, Collection ad format allows marketers to feature a primary video or image on top of the ... Read More →
As part of our Retail Salary Survey, we have investigated shopping trends in the UK over the last 12 months and found that 44% of respondents do the majority of their shopping online or on their mobile device. When asked what they buy most frequently online the overwhelming ma... Read More →
As part of our UK Retail Salary Survey, we have investigated shopping trends in the UK over the last 12 months. Our findings highlight that over half of surveyed individuals, 56%, still do the majority of their shopping in-store. It is clear that consumers still rely heavily o... Read More →