What did Britain buy in 2015?

Britain has a £6bn a week shopping habit. With insight from eBay, which has acted as a barometer of British shopping trends in 2015, and Mary Portas, who presented ‘What Britain Bought in 2015’ on Channel 4 last night, here’s a look at what Brits are doing with all that money. •After it was proven... Continue Reading →

Selfridges celebrates new sales record

Selfridges experienced the most profitable hour in its history as shoppers turned out in their thousands for post-Christmas deals.  Crowds appeared outside Selfridges stores across Britain, in some cases as early as 1am, to take advantage of Boxing Day sales. The dense crowds were a welcome reappearance as recent sales events have seen high street... Continue Reading →

Lee clothing now sold in vending machines

Focus on Chinese tourists on the cards The Lee jeans brand is exploring new opportunities from foreign tourists and vending machines. Putthichai Chaiyaweach, senior brand manager for Lee jeans at Central Marketing Group, said CMG had begun selling Lee T-shirts from a vending machine, a first for Thailand. CMG has four Lee vending machines --... Continue Reading →

The 5 Best Retail Stories Of 2015

From dancing sharks at the Super Bowl and the end of the Mad Men era to the rise of Amy Schumer and Star Wars pandemonium, this year was filled with plenty of entertaining and inspiring moments. It wasn’t just celebs and pop culture that caught the eye of marketers, though. In the world of retail,... Continue Reading →

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