There will be more store closures in UK this summer with news that Dutch variety retailer Hema will exit its six physical locations. It adds to the massive total of physical shops that have shut in Britain.
Pulse Rewards is a new loyalty programme for good payers launched by Clearpay. The financier claims its “unique programme encourages responsible spending, by offering benefits to customers who make on-time payments”.
A new billion-pound shopping centre has been hit by flash flooding only days after it officially opened. The St James Quarter in Edinburgh was damaged at the weekend after Scotland’s capital suffered very heavy rain.
Companies around the world must boost sustainability efforts, not just for the planet, but also for their bottom line as consumers globally believe businesses are responsible for a whole host of sustainability issues.
Makeup brand Max Factor has named Bollywood and international actress Priyanka Chopra-Jonas as its global brand ambassador and creative collaborator. She will star in the brand’s beauty campaigns throughout 2021.
Being a listed business has its advantages, but also means closer scrutiny and a need to respond to the interests of shareholders. Both long-time-listed JD Sports and newcomer THG have felt this keenly in recent days.
RewardStyle’s platform and its LiketoKnow.it shopping app are rebranding as LTK, a unified platform “to lead the industry in powering global creator commerce, servicing brands, influencers and shoppers”.
Cadogan Estates, the family-owned company that owns swathes of commercial and private properties across London’s Chelsea and Knightsbridge, has seen the value of its 93-acre portfolio fall by almost £800 million.