Black Friday 2019 – Multi Market Review: Who were this year’s retailer and brand winners?

Black Friday 2019 results are in with many claiming that online sales have exceeded expectations. Which markets and retail categories have grown the most online? Was it all about Amazon, or did other retailers win big this year? And, how have brands responded?   In our first piece of coverage for Black Friday 2019, Hitwise looks at these top headlines for the […]

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UK Fashion Report 2019

UK Fashion Report

How can fast fashion, mid & premium tiers compete online? 2019 has been challenging for many brands and retailers. Declining online industry traffic, store closures, and consumers questioning fashion’s contribution to the environment. However, there are brands like Net-A-Porter, Zalando and Charles Tyrwhitt, which despite all of this, are excelling within their retail categories. So, […]

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UK Fashion Report: How can fast fashion, mid & premium tiers compete online?

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Retail Now: The Cycling Shorts Phenomenon

What did we learn? Businesses that embrace rapid change  Despite the changes, many retailers and brands continue to thrive in the current retail climate. The likes of Zara, Ted Baker, and Primark, continued to achieve impressive growth.  Richard speaks about why this is the case.  The cycling shorts phenomena  Along with dungarees, mom jeans and […]

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Back to School 2017

Retail Trends in 2017 for Back-to-School Shoppers in the UK It’s that time of the year again! After a long summer break, families and students are preparing for Back to School. Inflationary pressures and tightened spending have clouded 2017, so the Back to School rush has brought a welcomed boost to the retail industry. Online […]

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Clean Living: How has clothing affected the healthy living lifestyle?

Why healthy living means good health for fitness brands From dairy-free pub grub to high street pilates, it is clear that Britain’s healthy-living trend is the new norm. In fact, the healthy lifestyle is now so everyday that fitness products such as sports apparel and wearable technology are used for far more than fitness alone. […]

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