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Debenhams confirms closure of Scottish stores leading to 647 job losses

Debenhams, the collapsed department store chain, has confirmed that all 15 of its Scottish stores have been closed permanently leading to 647 job losses.

LVMH-backed private equity firm L Catterton...

German footwear and lifestyle brand Birkenstock has reached an agreement to sell a majority stake in Birkenstock Group to LVMH-backed consumer-focused private equity firm, L Catterton, and its affiliates including Financière Agache, the family investment company of Bernard Arnault.

Personal-styling platform Thread launches womenswear

Personal-styling platform Thread has launched a dedicated womenswear category on its website, allowing customers to shop from over over 30,000 items. Featuring popular womenswear brands

M&S creates 360 work placements in...

Marks & Spencer is supporting the government’s Kickstart programme by creating 360 work placements to provide skills and training in retail for 16-24 year-olds, in

The Changing Retail Survey 2021. Have...

Our aim is to capture the mood of the UK Retail industry as we go through continued change. We are interested in your priorities, your concerns, and how you are changing to better serve your customers and thrive in the next normal.

The Camden Watch Company reproduces limited...

Independent British brand, The Camden Watch Company, have confirmed the reproduction of their once limited edition timepiece to benefit charity Camden Giving. Made from stainless

Revenue rises 64% at Farfetch for...

Farfetch has announced full year revenue for 2020 increased 64% year-on-year to $1.64 billion (£1.17 billion), with Q4 revenue alone increasing 41% to $540 million.
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THE
INDEX
BRAND & RETAIL TRACKER

The Index September 2020 – Part...

This month's edition of The Index in partnership with...

The Index August 2020: Part 2...

Welcome to The Index, Part 2 The Brands &...
THE
INFOCUS
IN-DEPTH REPORTS & WHITE PAPERS
LATEST REPORTS ...

Exclusive monthly white paper reports featuring bespoke research and data on customer and business trends.

An Industry Spotlight: Fashion & Beauty...

The recent shift in customer behaviour due to the Covid pandemic, is the greatest the retail industry has ever experienced. While some behavioural changes may

In Focus: Delivering on demands –...

Before the UK entered lockdown, some 20% of all...
THE
INSIDER
NETWORKING, LEARNING & EVENTS

PODCAST: Jace Tyrrell, Chief Executive of...

We are joined by Jace Tyrrell, who will play a pivotal role in the renaissance of the West End. We talk VAT, business rates, Crossrail and just who or what might fill those empty spaces on Oxford Street.

DIGITAL EVENT: After the Apocalypse –...

NEW! Exclusive C-level digital event on the growth opportunity from international e-commerce

PODCAST: Stores: The Next Generation –...

In this episode we speak to the Global Retail Director, and Liverpool Store Manager at British-based, ethical beauty retailer LUSH.

PODCAST: more2 Founder & CEO Kevin...

We take a deep dive into the world of Marketing Science with Kevin McSpadden, founder and CEO of More2. Kevin works with retailers at board level to get them focused on the right measures and actions that will ensure their future success.