It has been five years since London Designer Outlet opened its doors in Wembley, and the outlet centre continues to be a bright spot in UK retail while the high street struggles to cope with online competition.
Strong e-commerce demand is fuelling Asia's air freight market, with the U.S.-China trade war having minimal negative impact so far and in some cases even boosting shipments, industry executives said on Friday.
With UK retail in its current fragile state, every results announcement is being jumped on for signs of a recovery, which made N Brown’s interim figures of particular interest. And is a recovery on the cards? Not yet.
UK retailers are making the most of the opportunities presented by social media, but some are doing better than others at this and a new ranking shows that Dr Martens is the top British vendor on Instagram.