All news by: David Rogers

UK Department Stores – reasons to be cheerful

Recent news of profit warnings, redundancies and store closures for the UK’s major department store chains provides clear evidence that times have changed. Is the end of the department store as we know it? Will any of the major chains survive? And what makes one chain more likely to survive than another?

Major shake-up in the UK Grocery market

The UK grocery market has also been changing in recent years. Seeing issues on the horizon, it is no surprise that Sainsbury’s and Asda are undertaking strategic investment for the future. The key questions are why do they feel the need to do this now, what will it mean for the UK supermarket scene and what effect will it have on consumers?