The Hut Group (THG) has stepped up its ethical stance on the UK beauty recycling front. The e-commerce platform that retails a vast range of fast-moving consumer goods has introduced recycle:me by THG.
Already a blight on Britain’s retail landscape, the number of empty stores and other commercial properties increased at the fastest pace in decades late last year as the Covid-19 pandemic continued to take its toll.
With the UK back in lockdown, its fashion shopping choices continue to be coloured by social restrictions and working from home. New figures from LovetheSales show that stay-at-home clothing is still striking a chord.
Otto Group, the German retail giant that owns the UK’s Freemans and Grattan operations, said on Wednesday that initial forecasts indicate it will close the 2020/21 financial year with online revenues of about €10bn.
Gucci has hung on to its most-in-demand number one position in the latest Lyst Index while The North Face had the hottest product in Q4, topping both the women’s and men’s list - a first for the index.
Retailers and brands have been including a lot more photos from real people on their social channels and websites in recent periods and it seems that this is a good move as a new study shows that shoppers like this.
It may be just a small crumb of comfort given the thousands of Arcadia staff whose jobs are under threat, but there's talk that if ASOS buys its brands, it could retain the Topshop flagship at Oxford Circus, London.
This won't come as a surprise to many people but 2020 was the year that annual footfall dropped to its lowest level ever recorded. It was down 39.1% in the UK as the pandemic changed the retail industry forever.