All articles by Claire Jenns

With experience in arts and culture journalism, Claire brings a fresh perspective to Hotel Management Network, Retail Insight Network and Packaging Gateway. She is passionate about sustainability, workers' rights and geopolitics.

Claire Jenns

Flying Tiger to launch live shopping in UK for growth strategy

Danish variety store chain Flying Tiger Copenhagen has partnered with live shopping solutions provider Sprii.

How has inflation affected classic British food dishes?

It’s undeniable that inflation has impacted the UK food market, but what about British favourites such as Yorkshire Puddings and Fish and Chips?

Cost of living crisis: which retail sector is most impacted by theft?

The latest figures from the Office for National Statistics show that theft has risen by 22% in 2023.

First Turkish retail brand joins UN Private Sector Forum

Fashion brand DeFacto, based in Türkiye, has been invited to join the United Nations General Assembly Private Sector Forum.

MINISO to open first ‘blind box’ store in UK

The new store is capitalising on the blind box trend, which are collectibles that come in a sealed box to surprise consumers.

How can retailers capitalise on the plant-based market?

A new study looks at active, light and non-plant-based users, and how brands and retailers can drive growth in-store and online.

Safer Business Action Week backed by BIRA amid soaring retail crime

The British Independent Retailers Association (BIRA) is fully supporting the upcoming Safer Business Action Week from 16 to 22 October.

PANGAIA launches slow fashion collaboration with wagamama

The material science apparel retailer has partnered with restaurant chain wagamama on its new slow fashion uniform.

Consumers slam London Fashion Week over environmental issues

Brits distaste for Fashion Week has been revealed as nearly half agree it is a central cause in promoting the overconsumption of clothing.

Paris-Saint Germain kicks off new Oxford Street store

The Parisian outfit is reportedly the first non-British sports club to set up shop in the UK capital city.