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  • Mental health in the workplace is an important issue affecting many industries, including retail. What can retailers do to support their staff? Andrea Woodside, Lead Training and Wellbeing practitione ...
  • According to the latest estimates from the Office for National Statistics (ONS), the proportion of online sales rose to 27.0% from 25.9% in March 2022. Ecommerce was accelerated by the pandemic and co ...
  • It can be daunting to plan an event from scratch, especially if your goal is to make it a memorable experience. What matters most is the lasting impression people have after attending yet another even ...
  • We visited some of London’s most renowned department stores to see their creative way of displaying merchandising for Easter. This is a critical time for brands and retailers to capture the attention ...
  • 91 per cent of all line managers had seen an upward trend in mental health issues. With the perfect storm of furlough, increased inflation and digital retail, workers are feeling the pressure.
  • The coronavirus pandemic set off a wave of new trends for consumers, from hybrid shopping to massive spikes in electronics and home improvements. One that was perhaps harder to predict was the rise of ...
  • Spring Fair has long been a mainstay in the retail buying calendar and after a years break retailers were ready to get back to buying, and with some gusto! But where the trends that ran through the UK ...
  • With online retail sales up by 37.2% in 2020, the pandemic has set new records across the board. The challenge for retailers now is to maintain this momentum. 
  • Over the last four days, the UK’s largest and longest running trade show for home, gift and fashion, has generated millions of pounds worth of business kick-starting and refuelling the retail industry ...
  • Thousands of retail buyers, and owners of independent stores from across the UK flocked to Spring Fair at the NEC Birmingham today as it opened its doors for the first time in two years.
  • As we enter 2022, the sales will pose a tricky question for retailers. Will customers be queueing out the doors as they did in pre-pandemic times, or will they turn their attention to online sales?
  • The post-pandemic recovery is perhaps one of the biggest challenges for British retailers. How can independent retailers thrive post-COVID?
  • Spring Fair, the UK's most diverse, vibrant, and exciting wholesale marketplace for home, gift, and fashion taking place from 6th – 9th February 2022 in Halls 1-8 NEC Birmingham, has extended the dead ...
  • From subscription retail to personalised marketing: how can we forge deeper customer relationships?
  • While digital may continue to be a looming threat over high street businesses, it will never replace the in-store experience. Certainly, retailers can capitalise on hybrid opportunities, such as augme ...
  • Spring Fair, the UK's most diverse, vibrant, and exciting wholesale marketplace for home, gift, sourcing and Moda as the fourth fashion destination incorporating footwear and the Jewellery & Watch Edi ...
  • Spring Fair, the UK's most diverse, vibrant, and exciting wholesale marketplace for home, gift, fashion, and sourcing, was presented with the prestigious Trade Show of the Century Award at The AEO (As ...
  • Spring Fair, the UK's most diverse, vibrant, and exciting wholesale marketplace for home, gift, fashion, and sourcing, taking place from 6th – 9th February 2022 at NEC Birmingham, has revealed that it ...
  • Spring Fair, the UK’s largest and most important marketplace for the home, gift, fashion and design retail industry, has collaborated with Trend Bible to produce an exclusive Christmas 2022 Trends Rep ...
  • Following on from the astonishing success of Autumn Fair and the highest ever re-book, Spring Fair has announced that 90% of its stand space has been sold and its organisers Hyve Group plc are looking ...
  • Embedding sustainable practices in your business isn't just good for the planet, it's good for your pockets too. To help you on your path to a green business, we’ve rounded up a few small tips to get ...
  • Millie Thomas is the owner of Studio Mito. A London-based weave studio consciously and sustainably producing hand woven jewellery and bags.
  • Read on to see how The Retail Trust to are caring for the lives of those in retail, on World Mental Health Day and throughout the year. 
  • Starting and running an ecommerce store requires a lot of planning and strategy, and if you want your site to be a success, you should avoid some common and easy-to-make mistakes...
  • With input from over 3,500 exhibitors, buyers and partners, Spring Fair, the leading Home & Gift show, has announced that it will become a four-day show. The new show dates run from Sunday 6th – Wedne ...
  • Read on to learn what Shadowbanning actually is, how to know if you are a victim of it, and perhaps most importantly, how to get out from beneath its shadows.
  • There’s no avoiding the fact that post-pandemic consumers will continue to shop online, so making sure your digital and physical retail experiences match up is crucial. Here are 6 top tips to help you ...
  • All the insight from Spring Fair @Home at your fingertips! 
  • From online shopping to changing product trends, there’s no denying that the pandemic has caused a paradigm shift in the way consumers shop. We've broken down just a few of these new priorities. 
  • As retail prepares to reopen across the UK, here are some of our top tips. 

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