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
John Lewis, stalwart of the UK high street and retail role model, shocked last week with their announcement of a 99% drop in profits to £1.2 million, across the partnership (John Lewis
As the UK enjoyed its hottest summer on record there was an abundance of advice on how to handle it; drink lots of water, don’t water your gardens, keep your curtains closed to keep rooms cool etc etc.
What should you do if you find yourself with a warehouse full of items consumers don’t want, at least not at full price? Burn it!
Discount retailer TK Maxx (well actually its American sister TJ Maxx) was labelled as "Macy's worst nightmare" back in 2016 by Business Insider. Why?
To delve deeper we looked at the current levels of discounting across high street fashion. In May 2018 the number of products on sale at a discounted price was almost 50%.
“Without data, companies are blind and deaf, wandering out onto the web like deer on a freeway.” Geoffery Moore
The start of April - what better time to do a “what will happen this year” blog post? Well, maybe the start of January but we were very busy then and we wanted
I no longer need to wait till after Christmas to grab a Christmas bargain...Why are retailers being forced to start their sales during peak trading instead of waiting till just after Christmas and creating those long lines we used to see outside stores like Next on Boxing Day?
See Mallzee Insight's update on this year's Black Friday discounting...
For anyone not working for a retailer Black Friday/Cyber Weekend is a great time. Your favourite brands and retailers slash prices in the fight for sales and consumer spending in the run
Welcome to the first post on our brand new Mallzee Insights blog, where we will be sharing analysis, opinions and actionable insights on the apparel industry. With Mallzee generating over 20m customer opinions
No-one would debate that 2017 has been an annus horribilis for the retail industry - with tough trading conditions forcing many household retailers and brands out of business. Undoubtedly rising trading costs (people,
When Jaeger went bankrupt earlier this year it became clear how much of a role discounting how played in their downfall. 70% of all product sales throughout the year had been discounted..