Here’s some news the UK high street might not want to hear. Some 21% of Britons think physical retail isn’t worth saving, preferring to do most or all of their shopping online, a new study from Savoo claims.
Many fast-fashion retailers are still getting plus-size clothing wrong, according to money-saving website WeThrift, which has launched an ‘Inclusive Index’, listing the most plus-size inclusive fashion brands available.
Xmas shopping is expected to see an early start this year in the UK with a survey showing only 9% of shoppers will leave it until December to make their purchases. But December 18 will still be the season's busiest day.
In an optimistic outlook for the upcoming Christmas trading period, The John Lewis Partnership (JLP) is to recruit more than 7,000 temporary seasonal staff across the country — 2,000 more than last year.