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Retailers battle £7 billion ‘phantom economy’ as shopper returns continue to rise

UK retailers are losing out on potential revenue as online and in-store return see sharp uptick, new data has revealed. New research from Barclaycard, which processes nearly half of the nation’s credit and debit card transactions, reveals that 26% of retailers have seen a rise in returns in-store and online over the last two years,

Jewellery entrepreneurs can cash in on Government’s launches new fund

Independent jewellery businesses in the UK will potentially receive more support from the Government after it launched a new £8m Business Basics Fund. Small Business Minister, Andrew Griffiths announced the launch of the fund, run by BEIS in partnership with Innovate UK. The scheme will look to support businesses, charities, trade organisations and public sector

THE BIG INTERVIEW: Pandora UK’s managing director shares plans for growth

It’s been just over a year since Brien Winther flew over from Australia to become Pandora UK’s managing director, and already the market has seen a shift in the way the brand does business. With a background in retail, Winther has been on a mission to transform Pandora’s UK boutiques by first and foremost empowering