Moscow is considered a tourist destination with sites such as The Moscow Kremlin, Red Square, St. Basil’s Cathedral and Bolshoi Theatre. The city is an attractive market for retailers due to its large population.
Total UK retail sales increased 3.6% year over year in September, broadly in line with the 3.8% average in the prior 12 months and up from 2.8% in August.
Consumers are placing higher importance on sustainability to live eco-friendlier lives, and companies from the retail, consumer packaged goods and apparel industries are adopting sustainable practices in response. As consumers continue to place an emphasis on purchasing products from companies that “go green”, sustainability can be a competitive differentiator.
In the two-plus years since its $13.7 billion acquisition of Whole Foods Market, Amazon has gained valuable insight into consumer behavior and physical retail. The e-commerce giant is now taking action to increase its presence in the grocery sector.
From 2017 to 2019, Macy’s undertook meaningful steps to reinvent its business. We examine key events from the company’s recent history as part of our Retailers’ Timelines series.
Animation, comics and gaming content is growing steadily in popularity in China amongst young consumers. Recognising the potential of this economy, brands and retailers are beginning to promote their products through Bilibili, a video-sharing platform for animation-focused user-generated content.
In this report, we dive into the digital outlook for US retailers for the 2019 holiday season, including a cross-channel shopping trend and the dominance of e-commerce giant Amazon.
While China’s economic growth has slowed, Golden Week remains a prime opportunity to spur consumer spending. This year, we saw an acceleration in the rate of total spending, driven by sales growth in retail, catering and travel. Activities surrounding the 70th anniversary of the founding of the People’s Republic of China and extended retail hours contributed to the strong increase in spending.
Costco’s global September same-store sales growth decelerated from August but beat the consensus estimate. Its e-commerce growth came in at 17.8% in September, lower than August’s 23.9% growth.
Located in the Creative Quarter, Drury Street hosts high-end shops dedicated to high-quality Irish-designed products, fashionable interiors and gifts.
Apparel brands are turning to beauty products as a way to generate interest for their entire portfolio. We highlight six ways in which apparel retailers are leveraging the beauty sector to grow their customer base and increase revenue.
With one month to go until Singles’ Day, we discuss the rules for merchants for this year’s 11.11 Global Shopping Festival and what merchants need to know to grow sales during promotional events on Alibaba’s e-commerce platforms.
Both Flipkart and Amazon announced record-high sales in their respective festive season sales in 2019, driven by significant growth in non-tier-one cities and towns. In this report, we look at the success of this year’s Big Billion Days and Great Indian Festival shopping holidays.
China sees a number of festivals and holidays that retailers and brands can tap with marketing and promotional campaigns
São Paulo Fashion Week is a semi-annual event that acts as a platform to promote Brazil’s creative fashion culture.