John Lewis Partnership has been quietly opening John Lewis department store concessions in its Waitrose supermarkets. And while only a few have opened so far, it's reportedly planning to speed up this process.
What is your definition of luxury? Most people would have a hard time agreeing, and a cleverly eclectic exhibition in the Musée des Arts Décoratifs in the Louvre entitled Luxes, which opens Thursday, redefines the term.
Sainsbury’s had good news around its clothing sales on Wednesday as they rose in Q2 after having been less strong of late. But the company had less to shout about around its Argos ops that continued to struggle.
It may come as something of a surprise but it seems that most consumers welcome Asos’s controversial new returns policy with 76% of shoppers (including serial returners) in favour of it, new research from Whistl shows.
Sainsbury’s may be bruised after its merger plan with Asda failed to get competition authority approval, but the company is still getting on with business as usual even if meaningful sales growth remains elusive.
Sergio Bucher, the CEO who hoped to turn Debenhams around but has presided over its decline, is expected to set down from his role within the next few days with some observers saying news could come as soon as Monday.
Debenhams issued a very short statement on Monday saying that it was in talks on its financing needs. But it spoke volumes in terms of the retailer’s determination to rebuff attempts by Mike Ashley to take control.