Waterstone’s made news this week when it emerged that three apparently independent high street stores in Rye (‘The Rye Bookshop’), Southwold (‘Southwold Books’) and Harpenden (‘Harpenden Books’) were, in fact, owned by the chain book retailer. But it’s not the only brand to have been criticised for misleading the public.
Founded by Soap & Glory’s creator, beloved by British Vogue and dubbed ‘the Netflix of beauty’, Beauty Pie – a subscription service that unlocks make-up at factory prices – certainly has all the hallmarks of an innovative, successful brand. But it is too good to be true? Here’s our analysis.
Independent branded business valuation consultancy, Brand Finance, has revealed 2017’s 500 most valuable brands. From Dell to Delta and BBC to KFC, these are the companies that are making their mark on the world.
Our newest blog series, The Beauty Bulletin, explores the latest make-up marvels to hit the market – and the techier, the better. Here are the 3 need-to-know trends that are happening right now.
We’ll cut to the chase on this one: it’s our new Rounding Up Retail column, where we pick out some iconic happenings of the last fortnight. This week, it’s EE, Barclaycard, Amazon, Walmart, American Apparel and Abercrombie and Fitch.
In this one-off blog, we look at 3 incredible inventions that arguably changed the face of retail – the ATM, the barcode, and the internet.