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UK retailers going above and beyond to cut carbon

The UK's retailers are currently going through something of a worrying period. Sales are down dramatically year on year, and with Brexit uncertainty still surrounding everything that we do on a daily basis, it is unclear when things will start to pick up. However, even amidst the doom and gloom, there are particular rays of [...]

By | August 5th, 2019|All News and Events|0 Comments

UK retailers record lowest sales turnover in eight years

The UK retail industry has recorded the most prolonged period of falling sales since 2011. Business analysts have suggested the downfall is the result of the unhealthy business environment created by concerns surrounding Brexit. Reports by the Confederation of British Industry indicate that the sector experienced falling sales for the third month in a row [...]

By | July 31st, 2019|All News and Events|0 Comments

Pondering the poach during your retail executive search

During the good times, management energy is rarely expended on worrying about any violations of executive-level employment agreements when hiring new executives. But during downswings, companies are hawk-eyed. For these companies, market share plays a very important role that the management has to be extra vigilant about. Poaching C-suite executives: the considerations In retail, recruiting [...]

By | July 19th, 2019|All News and Events|0 Comments

Scottish retailers on track for decline – then rise

Latest industry figures suggest that Scottish retail sales fell overall by 2.3% in June 2018. Although food sales increased by 0.8%, non-food sales – in particular, fashion sales – had suffered a decrease throughout the year.  Ewan MacDonald Russell, Head of Policy for the Scottish Retail Consortium (SRC), commented that there was a “clear trend” [...]

By | July 17th, 2019|All News and Events|0 Comments

A guide for CEOs on dealing with omnichannel retail

The phenomenal rise of the consumer economy and the emergence of omnichannel retail have drastically changed how retailers operate. The transformation calls for a complete reinvention of the role of the store and fulfilment for stores to remain profitable. Therefore, retail CEOs must steer their companies into uncharted territory by reorganising and repositioning their companies’ [...]

By | July 12th, 2019|All News and Events|0 Comments

British Heart Foundation named ‘greenest’ charity retailer

The British Heart Foundation has been commended for its long-term commitment to protecting the environment and promoting sustainable activities. The charity, which was formed in 1961, was handed the award by the Charity Retail Association earlier this week, with much of the associated praise directed towards current Sustainability Manager David Roman, who has driven the [...]

By | July 3rd, 2019|All News and Events|0 Comments