Following their store debut on Carnaby Street, the Rolling Stones have unveiled a global e-commerce shop equipped with a 360° virtual experience “so customers can shop inside the store from anywhere in the world”.
It’s an accident waiting to happen. Add the UK’s national lockdowns to the upcoming Black Friday trading extravaganza and you have a recipe for disaster “creating an £8.29 billion monster”, according to ParcelHero.
Just when you thought UK retail confidence couldn't get any worse. Further worrying news emerged Friday that consumer confidence fell again and concerns over personal finances for 2021 dipped further, according to GfK.
Black Friday will see plunging footfall in many parts of the UK as much of the country is in some sort of lockdown. But click and collect could hold out some hope for physical shops, a new forecast suggests.
There’s a storm coming, and it’s nothing to do with winter weather. ShopperTrak is warning of an upcoming ‘festive shopping frenzy’ in December’s three-week window between retail reopening and Christmas.
The still-new CEO of the Fenwick chain has spoken of how the company is doubling down on its efforts to drive e-tail sales. It's also widening its appeal with street brands and is upbeat for December footfall.
E-tail giant The Very Group has found its new chief information officer (CIO) at the BBC with Matt Grest joining in a month's time and becoming part of the group’s executive board. He’ll report to CEO Henry Birch.