Amazon is increasingly plagued by fake reviews and scams – this article in The Economist shows how sellers game Amazon.
Charity stores are an important part of UK High Streets – but a combination of collapsing footfall, higher costs, and the shift to online shopping all threaten the sector.
It seems that we’re watching the death throes of the House of Fraser – or at least of the House of Fraser brand. How much of this is a sign of the broader changes in retailing, and how much is the story of a poorly managed brand?
Marks and Spencers have announced seven thousand job losses. What does this mean for M&S and retailing more generally?
Coronavirus And The City – Landlords Vs. Retailers: Apple UK Asks Landlords For Substantial Rent Cuts
Apple UK has allegedly asked UK landlords for substantial rent cuts. In an environment where the value of retail space is a fraction of what it was 6 months ago, should we be surprised?
Now that retailing in the UK is starting to open up, we can break retailers into three groups – two you should support and one you should avoid.
This is a bibliography of resources and articles that focus on modernity and post-modernity and place – some cover consumption/specific places.
This is a bibliography of the key historical documents that help explain why retailing in Edinburgh’s city centre looks like it does today.
While retail vacancy rates in the UK are declining, one in every seven shops is still empty. So is this decline all good news, or is it hiding some potentially bad news?