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Westfield Stratford

Westfield responds to raising new equity “market rumours”

Property company and shopping centre giant Unibail-Rodamco-Westfield (URW), the parent company of Westfield, has issued a statement in response to “market rumours” that it...
Long Tall Sally

Instead of chasing Victoria’s Secret should M&S have taken a Long...

From disaster springs opportunity and for those retailers, with a war chest and plenty of dosh on the balance sheet, there is a chance...
Oxford Street 2020

Have Crossrail and Coronavirus crushed Oxford Street?

It has been a difficult few months for London’s Oxford Street, with furthers delays to Crossrail announced and lockdowns caused by Coronavirus - footfall...
Oasis Warehouse Boohoo

COVID casualties: how the crisis has hit fashion retail jobs so...

Just three days in to August, and therefore three days after the Government began tapering its furlough scheme, and major British businesses have already...
London Fashion Week British Fashion

In Numbers: The Week in Fashion in Figures

The Leicester scandal continued to dog Boohoo this week with MPs writing to the etailer to demand answers about what it knew of mistreatment...
Leicester Boohoo

Leicester and the Boohoo bombshell: what can UK fashion manufacturing do...

Leicester forms the heart of British fashion manufacturing and it should be a centre of excellence of which the industry and the nation can...

The Interview: Diane Wehrle, Insights Director, Springboard

With its weekly UK footfall updates and year-on-year comparisons, Springboard is an invaluable monitor of UK retail – across high streets, shopping centres and...
Boohoo

In Numbers: the week in fashion in figures

Headlines this week have been dominated by one company, Boohoo, and allegations of mistreatment of staff at a factory in Leicester which appeared to...
Meadowhall Shopping centres

Why shopping centre owners remain hopeful for retail rebound

Two of Britain’s biggest shopping centre owners have sought to assure the markets over an improving picture in the hard-hit retail sector, but they...
Primark footfall

Shoppers split on readiness to return to physical fashion retail stores

Almost 50% of UK consumers say they are ready to start shopping for fashion in-store again either immediately or within the next month, but...
Clothes disposal charity shop

Britons set to dispense with 67m items of clothing after lockdown

Britons are set to dispense with 67m items of clothing after lockdown with two in five of us having used the time to carry...
Retail re-opens

Fashion independents on the first week’s trading after lockdown

Non-essential stores in England were permitted to re-open on 15 June, 2020. Prior to lockdown being lifted, TheIndustry.fashion, in partnership with Scoop, carried out...
Social commerce

Lockdown leads to 95% increase in social commerce

UK consumers have flocked to Facebook, Instagram and Google Shopping for their spending sprees during lockdown, with a 95% increase in sales of products...

Retail re-opening: how fashion independents plan to get back to business

The Government has now named 15 June as the opening date for non-essential retail, having previously indicated that 1 June might be a possibility....