The top 30 retailers in the UK have been revealed, which has seen a new business take the number one spot for the first time since 2010.
While the waves caused by Uber arriving in London have rightly shaken black cab drivers from their false sense of security, plans to pedestrianise parts of the West End will be damaging.
According to fashion business Dappad, eight out of ten men hate to shop, which is where its online personal shopping service can help out when it comes to gifting.
At a particularly busy time of year for her business, as shoppers try and find that last-minute Christmas present, Debby Cavill reflects on the last year.
Small Business Saturday sales for 2016 amounted to a spend of ?717m a growth of 15 per cent year-on-year.
If the journey towards a fully-connected, omnichannel experience were a motorway, shoppers would be in the fast lane. Many are quick to adopt new ways to engage across channels, particularly when it comes to mobile commerce.
Consumers in the UK are ready to take part in the Black Friday sales weekend, as over a quarter of Brits plan to buy goods during the discount shopping period spending double the amount they did in 2015.
The idea of bringing together all retailer’s discounts in one place is pretty clever, rendering Love the Sales an easy sell. However, without the use of technology, the company would have arguably garnered less success.
As locals flee the Far East to celebrate Chinese New Year, Britain’s designer outlets and department stores are set to benefit from the rush of tourism and experience a surge of transactions.
New regulations introduced this week, requiring shoppers in England pay 5p for a plastic bag and hoping to reduce the 7.6bn bags shoppers use every year, will please some consumers while annoying others. However, the change is music to the ears of one SME.
New research from EE found that 29 per cent of people intending to set up a business over the next two years were planning on them being pop-ups.
As British retailers try different methods to achieve customer retention, loyalty rewards are named the top method of getting people into stores.