Barbour has unveiled its Christmas 2017 campaign, which features an exclusive film created in partnership with Snowman Enterprises, in conjunction with Penguin Ventures.
A growing number of pureplay etailers are establishing offline stores, or “showrooms”, as the rate of growth in e-commerce is expected to slow in the coming years.
Spend during the 2017 Back Friday pre-Christmas sales bonanza is expected to hit £10.1bn, representing a 3.8% growth year-on-year, with more retailers expected to take part.
Karen Millen CEO Beth Butterwick has been awarded an honorary doctorate from the University of Huddersfield in recognition of her services to retail and business.
Footfall fell -2% during October – its lowest rate since the Brexit vote in June of last year – prompting the CEO of the British Retail Consortium (BRC) to call for “decisive action” from the Chancellor on business rates in his forthcoming budget.
London buses could be used to deliver Amazon and other online shopping orders under plans under consideration by bus company Go Ahead.