More and more retailers and brands are seeking ways to boost their sales in this difficult year and beyond and brand link-ups are a way forward. The latest is between male make-up brand War Paint For Men and Reiss.
It’s an accident waiting to happen. Add the UK’s national lockdowns to the upcoming Black Friday trading extravaganza and you have a recipe for disaster “creating an £8.29 billion monster”, according to ParcelHero.
Afound, the newest brand in the H&M Group portfolio, has this week launched a beauty offer that promises to deliver to “existing and new customers the chance to find their favourite products at a great price”.
Just when you thought UK retail confidence couldn't get any worse. Further worrying news emerged Friday that consumer confidence fell again and concerns over personal finances for 2021 dipped further, according to GfK.
Black Friday will see plunging footfall in many parts of the UK as much of the country is in some sort of lockdown. But click and collect could hold out some hope for physical shops, a new forecast suggests.
There’s a storm coming, and it’s nothing to do with winter weather. ShopperTrak is warning of an upcoming ‘festive shopping frenzy’ in December’s three-week window between retail reopening and Christmas.
The shift online may have presented challenges to some fashion and beauty categories, but UK prestige beauty (and especially skincare) has prospered as shopping went online during lockdowns, a new report shows.