The new coronavirus restrictions that came into effect in recent days had an immediate impact on retail footfall across the UK. There was a decline of 3.1% in the seven days to October 17, compared to the week before.
London’s West End is going the extra mile to attract shoppers for the run-up to the festive period. It's introducing new safety measures as it tries to reassure nervous shoppers that physical stores are Covid-secure.
Property giant Landsec shared the broad outlines of a new strategy from still-new CEO Mark Allan on Monday and it may surprise some that it includes a continuing focus on retail, on London and on giant regional malls.
Unilever, the maker of brands ranging from Ben & Jerry's ice cream to Dove soap, is trying to win over customers with a socially responsible makeover, but activists say that some of it is just cosmetic.
Online retail continued its relentless rise in the UK last month with sales up 42% year-on-year. As the early summer surge evened out, the annual increase dipped slightly below the six- and three-month averages.
French billionaire Xavier Niel has teamed up with Unibail-Rodamco-Westfield's former boss to oppose the shopping mall group's planned €3.5 billion ($4.10 billion) rights issue, lifting the firm's shares.
As KKR finalizes its purchase of Coty’s professional and retail hair businesses, the investment firm has named Annie Young-Scrivner as the CEO of the newly independent company made up of the acquired brands.
Shopping malls giant Hammerson said on Thursday that it has managed to collect only 41% of the Q4 rent that it’s owed. That divides into the UK collecting 38%, Ireland 33%, and France a healthier 51%.
The initiative will certify brands across cosmetics, skincare, hair, bath and body categories based on five pillars: clean ingredients, cruelty-free, vegan brands, positive impact and sustainable packaging.