Richard Magnusson

Click to open article: Can bankruptcy safeguard the Forever in Forever 21?

Can bankruptcy safeguard the Forever in Forever 21?

Forever 21 are in trouble, but what led to their fall from the top and what can we learn from this retailer?...Read more

Richard Magnusson
Oct 01, 2019
Click to open article: 4 things that went wrong for Forever 21

4 things that went wrong for Forever 21

Forever 21 is having a tough time, but what can we learn from this retailer?...Read more

Richard Magnusson
Sep 10, 2019
Click to open article: The changing high street

The changing high street

The high street is changing, so how can retailers keep up and ensure they're giving consumers what they want?...Read more

Richard Magnusson
Aug 02, 2019
Click to open article: 4 ways innovation and technology are changing the product lifecycle in retail

4 ways innovation and technology are changing the product lifecycle in retail

Innovation is absolutely key in the retail industry. Here we explore how retailers can ensure they're staying ahead....Read more

Richard Magnusson
May 30, 2019
Click to open article: The Great British Beige Off

The Great British Beige Off

Beige, neutral, oatmeal or stone. Whatever the term it's a huge trend but is it here to stay?...Read more

Richard Magnusson
May 08, 2019
Click to open article: Zara: The Winning Formula

Zara: The Winning Formula

We explore exactly how Zara get it so right and how the customer-centric approach can work for other retailers...Read more

Richard Magnusson
Feb 27, 2019
Click to open article: How well do you know your customers?

How well do you know your customers?

It’s common sense that knowing your customers is crucial to a retailers success and that ensuring this understanding of who buys your clothes (and why) is embedded throughout the company - with design...Read more

Richard Magnusson
Feb 06, 2019
Click to open article: Thank u, Next - Maybe It's Not All Doom And Gloom

Thank u, Next - Maybe It's Not All Doom And Gloom

It’s fair to say that within the retail industry expectations for the all important Christmas trading period weren’t optimistic given the myriad of troubles facing the industry. Therefore when UK bel...Read more

Richard Magnusson
Jan 11, 2019
Click to open article: Founders - return or not? - that is the question!

Founders - return or not? - that is the question!

There is a new trend in fashion retail and it’s not a colour, style or look - instead it’s playing out in retail boardrooms across the country. Tomorrow (Thursday 8th November) when Superdry give thei...Read more

Richard Magnusson
Nov 07, 2018
Click to open article: French Connection returning to glory?

French Connection returning to glory?

A couple of weeks ago French Connection posted a 2.4% decrease in group revenues dropping to £58.1M for the first half of the year, continuing their “hot-streak” of declining profitability experienced...Read more

Richard Magnusson
Oct 12, 2018
Click to open article: John Lewis - can their Never Knowingly Undersold promise work in our discounted times?

John Lewis - can their Never Knowingly Undersold promise work in our discounted times?

John Lewis is the stalwart of the UK high street, but does their promise still hold true....Read more

Richard Magnusson
Sep 27, 2018
Click to open article: Convenience Shopping

Convenience Shopping

People are changing and I don’t just mean that as a species we are getting taller and living longer - I mean our behaviours and expectations are evolving. We now live in an age where we have permanent...Read more