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Holland & Barrett and Wellbeing of Women boost women’s health education and support fund

This International Women’s Day (Friday, 8 March 2024), Holland & Barrett and Wellbeing of Women announce the extension of their successful Women’s Health Community Fund donating... View Article
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Currys invests £13 million in staff pay

Currys invests £13 million in staff pay

04 March 2024 by Angela Beevers

Currys has announced a £13 million investment in staff pay in which hourly paid workers will benefit from a higher hourly rate, combined with a “market-leading”... View Article

Top Tips for showcasing your E-commerce or User Experience teams in the People in Retail Awards

Top Tips for showcasing your E-commerce or User Experience teams in the People in Retail Awards

04 March 2024 by Natalie Fresen

Are you proud of the exceptional online experience your e-commerce and user experience teams deliver? Highlight their innovative work and dedication in the retail sector by... View Article

Frasers Group acquires Wiggle out of administration

Frasers Group acquires Wiggle out of administration

04 March 2024 by Angela Beevers

Sports Direct owner Frasers Group has acquired online bike retailer Wiggle out of administration. The purchase has enabled Frasers Group’s to grow its portfolio of cycle... View Article

Gymshark promotes Carly Natalizia to chief digital officer role

Gymshark promotes Carly Natalizia to chief digital officer role

04 March 2024 by Angela Beevers

Gymshark has promoted Carly Natalizia to the newly created role of chief digital officer. Natalizia joined the brand in 2022 as vice president marketing, international before... View Article

White Stuff joins line-up at Liverpool ONE

White Stuff joins line-up at Liverpool ONE

04 March 2024 by Angela Beevers

Liverpool ONE has added White Stuff to its line-up following the launch of the fashion retailer’s regional flagship on the shopping destination’s Peter’s Lane. The 1,800... View Article

Arc’teryx opens biggest store in Europe in Covent Garden

Arc’teryx opens biggest store in Europe in Covent Garden

04 March 2024 by Angela Beevers

Canadian outdoor brand Arc’teryx has opened its biggest store in Europe in London’s Covent Garden. The shop is also the first to feature the brand’s ReBIRD... View Article

M&S hails High Court victory in battle to demolish and redevelop Marble Arch store

M&S hails High Court victory in battle to demolish and redevelop Marble Arch store

01 March 2024 by Angela Beevers

Marks & Spencer has announced that the High Court has ruled that Michael Gove’s decision to block planning permission for the redevelopment of its Marble Arch... View Article

Asda to invest £150 million in staff pay

Asda to invest £150 million in staff pay

01 March 2024 by Angela Beevers

Asda is to invest £150 million in increasing retail pay as it opens its landmark 1,000th UK store. The move will result in an 8.4% increase for... View Article

Zara opens upsized store at Atria Watford

Zara opens upsized store at Atria Watford

01 March 2024 by Angela Beevers

Fashion retailer Zara has opened an upsized store at the Atria Watford shopping centre. Situated in a prime location in Charter Place, the two-storey shop stocks... View Article

Sainsbury’s proposes changes to cut 1,500 roles

01 March 2024 By Angela Beevers

Sainsbury’s is proposing to cut 1.500 roles as it looks to adapt its business as part of its Next Level Sainsbury’s strategy. The plans include simplifying... View Article

Tapestry makes two new appointments to its board

01 March 2024 By Angela Beevers

Tapestry, the parent company of Coach, Kate Spade and Stuart Weitzman, has appointed Kevin Hourican and David Elkins to its board of directors. Hourican is the... View Article

Mango appoints fashion industry expert Achim Berg as external advisor to its CEO

01 March 2024 By Angela Beevers

The Mango fashion brand has appointed fashion industry expert Achim Berg as external advisor to its chief executive, Toni Ruiz, and its management team. With the... View Article

The Body Shop to close 75 stores and cut hundreds of jobs

01 March 2024 By Angela Beevers

The Body Shop is to close 75 stores over the next four to six weeks with the loss of 489 jobs. However, FRP Advisory, the firm... View Article

Footasylum hails year of ‘record’ sales growth

29 February 2024 By Angela Beevers

Footasylum has reported an uplift in full year sales as profit as it continues its store opening programme across the UK. In the year to 27... View Article

Ocado posts full year sales growth as retail business returns to profit

29 February 2024 By Angela Beevers

Ocado Group has posted a 9.9% increase in annual group revenue to £2.8 billion following improved performances at its retail and technology businesses. In the year... View Article

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Interview: Georgia Leybourne, CMO at Linnworks
February 28, 2024

Interview: Georgia Leybourne, CMO at Linnworks

Today, we’re joined by Georgia Leybourne, Chief Marketing Officer at Linnworks, a key player in ecommerce inventory management solutions. With her extensive background in retail, supply... View Article

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UK Retail Review: Navigating the Challenges of 2023

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THE Retail Conference: 14 November 2023

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Retail HR Summit: 21 September 2023

Retail HR Summit: 21 September 2023

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People in Retail Awards 2023

People in Retail Awards 2023

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Go behind the scenes at the Retail Technology Show 2023 with Worldline!

Go behind the scenes at the Retail Technology Show 2023 with Worldline!

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