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After UK retailer The Body Shop files for Administration, Body Shop Germany files for Bankruptcy

Following the news earlier this week that retailer The Body Shop has collapsed into administration, the brands’ German arm – which employs more than 350 staff and runs 66 branches across the country – has now filed for bankruptcy at the Dusseldorf District Court. We spoke to retail expert Nick Drewe, Founder of online platform, […]

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Retailers must tread a tightrope of profitability as savvy consumers plump for sale items and cost comparison tactics

New research reveals impact of cost of living on shopper habits Retailers must tread a tightrope of profitability when devising 2023 sales strategies, as a significant 93 per cent of consumers in a recent survey cited they are likely to compare costs and look for sale items more, or only buy reduced items – highlighting […]

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Brits Will Wrap A Staggering 1,882 Christmas Presents In Their Lifetime, With More Than A Third Saying It’s The Worst Aspect Of Christmas

Britons will spend 324 HOURS of their lives wrapping a staggering 1,882 Christmas presents**, according to new research. The research, conducted by Amazon Fresh stores, reveals that one in two Britons (51 percent) HATE wrapping because it takes ages. That pesky sellotape end Things that drive the nation mad about Christmas wrapping include trying to wrap gifts […]

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Arighi Bianchi launches festive initiatives to give local community a happier Christmas

The season of goodwill has begun at Macclesfield furniture store Arighi Bianchi – and this year it has launched a number of extra special initiatives for the local community. Renowned for its dazzling displays and magical Christmas Shop, Arighi Bianchi has once again pulled out all the stops to sprinkle some Christmas magic over Macclesfield […]

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Viral Skin Creams, Rowing Machines, Juicers And Ill-Fitting Underwear – Brits Shell Out £204 A Year On Duff Purchases, According To A New Study

Eight in ten (83 percent) Brits admit to feeling ‘buyer’s remorse’ – feeling elated by a purchase, only to feel gutted when it arrives. According to research from Capital One UK the average Brit has shelled out £204 in the last 12 months on stuff they were bitterly disappointed with. Clothes that looked amazing on the model […]

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Amid the turmoil, how should brands get ready for Black Friday 2022?

Top tips to ensure that UK brands have a high-flying Black Friday 2022, despite the current cost-of-living crisis and economic turmoil, have been revealed by a trio of influencer marketing, data technology and digital growth experts. This year, retailers will be hoping more than ever to cash in on Black Friday sales in November as […]

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The Art of Gifting: Academic Study Reveals the Impact Gifting Has On Health And Wellbeing

Notonthehighstreet finds that over two fifths (45%) of Brits[1] will likely gift more this year. Over a quarter of these gifters (28%) say they will be gifting more to make up for lost time during the pandemic. With two fifths of Brits (39%) saying that buying a gift makes them happy, online marketplace notonthehighstreet and […]

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