WILL UK FASHION SURVIVE BREXIT?

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Will UK fashion survive Brexit and can British brands survive and thrive despite the obstacles? Joanne Yulan Jong assesses the damage. My business revolves around helping mid to luxury fashion brands to become established and respected. A considerable part of this is helping them understand and adapt to the challenges of the market. The biggest …

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THE RISE OF THE GIG ECONOMY IN RETAIL

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There’s a newcomer in retail town. It goes by the name of The Gig Economy and love it or hate it, it’s here to stay. Yulan Creative investigates. Zero-Hour Contracts As retailers fight against the tide of reduced footfall and profit margins versus rising overheads and wages, shortcuts are being made in terms of staffing. …

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THE BRAVE NEW WORLD OF RETAIL

The shift in the way we shop has impacted fashion retail so deeply a new phrase has been coined. “The Retail Apocalypse” It’s a brave new world for retail and it’s time to sink or swim. Just over a month ago I found myself barricaded in the basement of a pizza restaurant amid rumours that …

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DEATH OF THE HIGH STREET?

Unpredictable consumer habits, rising business rates, Brexit and sale culture are putting high street retailers in a vulnerable position. Yulan Creative investigates. Why is the high street declining? Season-focused shopping is on the way out. According to a recent report conducted by global retail analysts, Kantar Worldpanel, the British fashion market faced a 2% sales …

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