John Lewis unveils its revamped Edinburgh store on Friday after a major refurbishment. The focus is on making the store a must-visit destination, with experiences and expertise that can’t be replicated online.
Global Fashion Group saw a strong Q1 as it attracted more customers to its websites and enjoyed a solid recovery in repeat customers. It also attracted more brands and marketplace net merchandise value almost doubled.
UK supermarkets giant Sainsbury’s has announced that former John Lewis MD Paula Nickolds is to join the business in June as General Merchandise and Clothing Commercial Director and become a member of its operating board.
E-tail giant Zalando swung to a profit in Q1 and is expecting general merchandise value growth of up to 36% this financial year after a stellar start to 2021 in which GMV grew as much as 55.6% to €3.2 billion.
Online sales accounted for nearly a fifth of total retail turnover last year as lockdowns to combat the spread of the coronavirus pandemic fuelled a boom in e-commerce, a United Nations study released on Monday showed.
The owner of Lee and Wrangler announced on Tuesday that it has expanded its collaboration with industrial hemp producer Panda Biotech in order to accelerate the commercialization of U.S.-grown and processed hemp.