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The Department Store dilemma

Unfortunately for many department stores, the pandemic has been a final blow in the battle with online retail, spiralling real estate costs and difficulty...

Department Stores – what does the future hold?

The huge increase in online shopping over the past decade or so has had a major impact on department stores, with many consumers turning...

Christmas sales up 260% at Liberty

Liberty London has reported that its customers are getting into the Christmas spirit early this year. Since opening the doors to its world-famous Christmas...

Klarna announces partnership with Harrods

Klarna has announced a partnership with luxury retailer Harrods, offering customers more flexible and convenient payment options throughout Harrods Knightsbridge, H beauty and Harrods...

John Lewis unveils plans to move into home rental market

Department store John Lewis has announced plans to build 10,000 rental homes over the next few years to help address the national housing crisis. Around...

John Lewis Partnership narrows losses despite £54m hit from redundancies

The John Lewis Partnership (JLP) has narrowed its losses despite taking a £54 million hit from redundancies. The retail giant unveiled a £29 million pre-tax...

John Lewis further invests in its digital capabilities as customers shift to shopping online

commercetools today announced that the John Lewis Partnership, which owns and operates two of Britain’s best loved retail brands – John Lewis and Waitrose...

Harrods launches traditional Boxing Day Sale early

Harrods has launched its winter sale a full week before Christmas “in response to ongoing trading realities”, it has said. The Knightsbridge-based department store is...

John Lewis to introduce flexible working for all HQ staff

Bosses at John Lewis and Waitrose have confirmed they will introduce flexible working for staff at the employee-owned retailer based at the company’s head...

Marks & Spencer partners with Founders Factory as exclusive UK retail investor.

Marks & Spencer (M&S) and Founders Factory have today launched Founders Factory Retail, a joint venture (JV) focused on investing and growing start-ups. M&S...