The Department Store of the Future will look a lot like the Past

By guest author Justin Lahart from Wall Street Journal The department store transformed America. Now some of the very forces that fueled its rise have been turned against it. The only way out may be for it to recapture something of its past. In an era in which online stores such as Amazon.com are battling … More The Department Store of the Future will look a lot like the Past

Moody’s lowers M&S’s credit rating from stable to negative

The change follows M&S’s recent trading report, which recorded a decline across clothing & home like-for-like sales By guest author Sahar Nazir from Retail Gazette Moody’s has downgraded Marks & Spencer’s credit rating from stable to negative following a strenuous year for the retailer. The influential credit ratings agency confirmed M&S’s Baa3 senior unsecured ratings … More Moody’s lowers M&S’s credit rating from stable to negative

State of the Art: Carbon Fibre 3D Printing, Part Four

State of the Art: Carbon Fibre 3D Printing, Part Four. The matrix materials used with carbon fibre can be just as important as the reinforcement material itself. In this section, we will explore the matrix polymers used so far in carbon fibre 3D printing. We’ll also take a look at some other reinforcement materials used instead of carbon fibre. … More State of the Art: Carbon Fibre 3D Printing, Part Four