Major retail landlord Landsec has unveiled a new, “customer-centric approach” to accelerate its retail strategy. The Bluewater owner has a new retail structure to build "closer relationships with brand partners".
One way around the problems of product supply issues is to build your own logistics centres. That’s exactly what British Land is doing, planning to turn empty spaces across the UK into urban distribution sites.
Stuart Rose has been appointed chairman of UK supermarket giant Asda as of next month. The UK retail veteran, who stepped down as chair of Ocado earlier this year, will lead the board’s search for a new chief executive.
Clearpay is now offering UK retailers access to millions more shoppers. The Australian buy-now-pay-later financier has introduced another cross border trading option for its 6,000+ UK merchant partners.
It’s official: the Christmas trading period has begun in Britain. Week-on-week footfall to UK retail destinations rose faster than it had done in previous weeks across the latest seven days (14-21 November), rising 4.1%.
Karl Lagerfeld, design great, legendary illustrator, Paris’ greatest conversationalist and photographer, was also a brilliant photographer of architecture. And now he will brand a unique series of couture villas.