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Nivindya Sharma

Senior Editor - WGSN Instock

12 posts  |  Last entry May 16, 2018

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Burberry

Burberry results: Strategising true luxury

In the wake of Burberry’s results (revenue stayed broadly flat at 2%, but profits edged up 4% as CEO Marco Gobetti’s strategy started to show promising early signs), we evaluate the British brand’s strategy in context of the wider luxury market.

Zara: How the agile retailer addresses the newness challenge

By bringing in regular but low volumes of products (compared to peers), Zara not only maintains regular levels of newness but creates ‘perceived scarcity’, thereby creating demand for its newness.

Boohoo: How online pureplays are defining new measures of success

As Boohoo releases a stellar set of results, we look at how online pureplays have fundamentally transformed consumers’ expectations of the online shopping experience.

new look

New Look: Refocusing on customer ‘sweet spot’ right way to revival

Following poor financial results, a new strategy is needed for high street retailer New Look. WGSN Barometer data lends credence to their new strategy.

WGSN Barometer: Public opinion on H&M

The recent controversy that H&M found itself embroiled in quantifies the real business impact of socially inconsiderate decisions; while underlining the case for brands …

retail success

2018: Strategies for retail success

Instock, WGSN's retail analytics platform, points to five key messages and shifts in consumer demand as AW 17/18 comes to a close.

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Can Reserved make its mark in the UK?

A new retailer has hit the British high street, but just how well will Reserved fashion fare with the consumer? WGSN reports on this new contender

Supermarket Superheroes: How Supermarket Fashion is Winning Retail

From George Asda to Sainsbury's Tu, the supermarket aisle is now a style hub. Here's the retail data tracking the trend on supermarket fashion.

Fashion with a conscience: Why sustainable fashion is the next retail frontier

There is growing shopper interest in sustainable clothing and consequently demand is higher. Here are the brands innovating in the retail sphere.

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Thinking Pink: Why menswear is getting a hint of blush this season

Pink shirts: Men are embracing the paler pastels and Millennial pinks into their spring/summer wardrobe according to WGSN Instock data.

French Connection stores, the future?

French Connection’s current woes, pricing strategy and its retail future examined

French Connection unveiled a disappointing set of full-year results, re-igniting debates around the future of the business. WGSN's Nivindya Sharma reports

Valentine’s Day: Winning Retail Products

Interested in Valentine's day spending 2017? Our WGSN Instock retail data editor Nivindya Sharma reports on the key items that are attracting consumers.