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Stella and dot

Stella & Dot to exit the European marketSubscription

US-based jewellery retailer Stella & Dot is set to exit the European market, blaming the decline in the value of the pound and the euro and rising cost pressures.

London shoppers

Early indications reveal footfall slump on Boxing DaySubscription

Footfall on Boxing Day (December 26) for the period up until 12pm was 4.2% lower than the same period in 2017, according to data from Springboard.

The convenience of the internet means shoppers are hitting the high street much later

Mintel forecasts 4% growth for retail sales in DecemberSubscription

Global research firm Mintel predicts that this December’s retail sales will reach £47.7 billion (incl. VAT), growing 4% compared to last December, when sales hit £45.8 billion.

Trading analysis

  • Black friday weekend

    The Black Friday effect

    Plan the discount day into your wider marketing strategy to really reap its rewards says Caroline Parry.