Tag Archives: merchandising

Why Beauty Is Booming

Another night out? Another round of selfies? But hang on – was I wearing the same top last week? With fashion sales not exactly flying at the moment, it seems a cruel truth that we’re taking more photos than ever before. And the fashionistas amongst us need to know that they’re tweaking their look in

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Are Women in B&M Treated Fairly?

Happy International Women’s Day: here’s to strong women everywhere. I know I’ve never hesitated to do the things I wanted in life, and have not seen any gender barriers blocking me. I grew up in a very female household; I went to an all-girls school; most of my bosses have been female; I’ve seen two female

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A Day In The Life…

AQUAretail talks to Amy Turland, Ladieswear Senior Merchandiser at House of Fraser. What time does your day begin? 5.30am on a Monday as I like to be fully prepared for our Monday Trade meeting and – depending on performance – it could be a little or a lot of preparation, with some ad hoc analysis

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Merchandising roundtable

In October 2015 AQUAretail joined forces with Drapers to host a roundtable event to discuss merchandising, and how the role is changing. Guests included senior executives from the likes of Thomas Pink, John Lewis, Gant, Dune, White Stuff and Net a Porter – along with James Clark who is a senior lecturer on B&M at

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The world of Merchandising Recruitment has never been busier

In July 2015, Drapers interviewed our MAF on the current state of the merchandising recruitment world – here’s what she said… Merchandising is an essential function within the retail head office family. Effective stock management, forecasting and trading are pivotal to the survival of a retailer in tough times, but equally key to helping sustain

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