Having reshaped the British grocery landscape, discount supermarket Lidl has announced its first fashion line. As competition for ‘top UK supermarket’ steps up, is selling jeans next to the milk aisle now non-negotiable? And what does it say about our changing shopping habits?
Tiger, a Danish discount retailer with a difference, is winning over British shoppers with its irresistible formula of stylish, fun and cheap products. How has it managed to earn a reputation as the UK high street's most intriguing new ‘posh pound shop’?
German supermarkets have long been known for low prices and simple design. 81% of Germans say that price is the most important consideration when grocery shopping, but they're increasingly choosing premium and organic products. So what's changed? And what do Germans want to eat?
With Britons doing more online shopping than any other nation, high street retailers are finding new ways to lure people through their doors. London's EAT17 is a one-stop shop, offering kitchen towels, gourmet sausages, a quick burger or fancy evening meal, all under one roof.
In the UK, many shops look the same – but the most successful retailers understand that inspiration doesn't always come from within their immediate sector. Retail expert John Ryan explains why.
With half of the UK population now passing through the doors of discount retailers and their sales showing double digit year-on-year growth, there’s certainly an appetite for discounted goods. But what’s behind this shift? And how is it affecting the UK’s retail landscape?
Inequality is rising amongst global concerns. The World Economic Forum placed Severe Income Disparity at number four on its list of global risks for 2014. President Obama has named social inequality as the "defining challenge of our time.” So what are brands doing to help?
Despite its rapid expansion in the UK, TK Maxx has long been one of the least desirable locations on the high street. But with its new celebration of individuality, its commitment to the consumer and its editorial-style media, TK Maxx is finally ahead of the high street curve.
No longer do we eagerly await the summer sale. Thanks to daily deals websites, online vouchers, and retailers’ desperation to sell, sell, sell, there's a sale nearly every day. But how does this permanent sale phenomenon affect the way people spend?