Christmas is going to be big this year, if the growth in the number of festive ads is anything to go by. Advertisers are expected to spend almost £1 billion more than a year ago after last season’s Covid-hit flop.
Regional commercial property company Mailbox REIT said Thursday that it’s enjoying strong rent collection rates from its roster of “low-risk” tenants at its 690,000 sq ft mixed-use Birmingham property.
Festive spending patterns in the UK looks to be back to normal, with 81% of consumers planning to buy Christmas gifts this year, according to research from Bazaarvoice. What's more, many are shopping earlier too.
New analysis of online search and social media activity has come up with the world’s most popular department stores. The top 10 is dominated by American and British names with New York and London the key destinations.
Shopping malls giant Unibail-Rodamco-Westfield released its Q3 figures on Thursday and said the reopening in mainland Europe has driven an ongoing recovery with tenant sales at continuing European centres up 6%.
China's Ministry of Industry and Information Technology, a major industry regulator, has called on e-commerce sites to curb text-message marketing ahead of the country's annual Nov. 11 Singles' Day shopping festival.
The parent company of Vans and The North Face has released its fourth annual sustainability and responsibility report, detailing its goal to achieve zero waste across all its distribution centers by the end of the year.
THG can’t seem to catch a break. After it reported strong figures in its latest update, its share price continued to plummet, down from over £3 each at the previous day’s close to less than £2.40 each in early trading.
SMCP has had to deal with plenty of background ‘noise’ of late as issues around its parent company persist. But it’s remained laser-focused on driving sales back to more normal levels and saw some success in Q3.
Creative director Daniel Lee chose Detroit as the location to unveil his Spring/Summer 2022 collection, which explored a sportier, more functional aesthetic for the brand, largely thanks to new technical fabrics.
Planning ahead to secure its Q3 supply chain has been a good move for value retailer Studio Retail Group’s stock position. Especially as 40% of its sales occur in the critical Black Friday and Christmas quarter.
Improving the customer experience is paramount for retailers, and Very Group’s signature online platform has made a major leap in that area. It's moved to a stockless fulfilment model for the Adidas and Reebok brands.