The Italian interiors brand has opened a first Dutch store in Amsterdam, bringing the total of its monobrand shops to seven and launching also its Dutch e-tail site, as it forecasts a revenue of €16 million for 2019.
Joules has followed the popular animation trail for its 2019 Christmas advertising but the lifestyle brand hasn't chosen to create a new animated character. Instead it has linked up with well-known duo, Wallace & Gromit.
The UK's Office for National Statistics said October sales volumes and value fell by 0.1% month-on-month. But department stores reported growth while year-on-year sales rose 3.1% by volume and 3.3% by value.
John Lewis has unveiled its first-ever joint Christmas ad between its department stores chain and its supermarkets. The creative “tells the story of a little girl and her friendship with an excitable young dragon”.
It’s always interesting to see how the owners of UK shopping centres are faring, especially in an environment in which footfall to such centres is dropping and many stores are exiting leases on the back of CVAs.
There was further confirmation of the bleak state of UK retail on Monday as specialist footfall tracker Springboard released visitor traffic figures for October. And what did they show? Unsurprisingly, another decline.