Whole Foods Market met a new foe this summer during talks to lease a top retail space in a San Francisco mall: the Target next door. As City Centre mall’s largest tenant, Target had a say over changes to the property.
Some of the world’s top brands jewellers and cosmetics giants are failing to disclose slavery and trafficking risks in their operations and supply chains, British anti-slavery experts said on Wednesday.
Sainsbury’s is boosting its Tu Clothing menswear offer, with its first full men’s formalwear line-up having just launched following a strong response to its Harris Tweed line. And it will add Premium menswear next month.
The new high profile TV campaign for Lidl’s Esmara by Heidi Klum launch is focusing attention not just on supermarket fashion lines but also on the way ultra-value retailers are aggressively carving out market share.
Target Corp said on Friday that it lowered prices on thousands of items, from cereal to baby formula, further hurting retail stocks already pressured by Kroger Co’ disappointing quarterly results spurred by price cuts.
If UK fashion, beauty and interiors stores are worried about competition from the discount sector now, they have a lot more to worry about in the next few years with a new report saying the sector will surge by 2022.