Former JJB Sports boss found guilty of fraud

Chris Ronnie who ran the sports retailer between August 2007 and March 2009 could face up to five years in jail after it has emerged he has previously accepted more than £1m in backhanders from suppliers.The former chief executive denied fraud but has been found guilty of over a number of six figure cash payments ma... read more...
09:54AM - Fri 21st November 2014

Wal-Mart forced to sell PS4 for £58

Wal-Mart is being forced to sell PlayStation 4 consoles in the United States for $99 (£58), thanks to Amazon.The retail giant recently brought in a policy meaning they will price-match many online retailers including Amazon.Any registered Amazon s...
10:01AM - Fri 21st November 2014

The modern shopper and the digital shopping space

In an increasingly digitised world, access to the spaces where people choose to congregate and interact is becoming highly prized by those seeking to communicate on a meaningful level with varied audiences. Arguably, in no space is this more pivot...
02:17PM - Thu 20th November 2014

Personal shopping services are improving

Fashion retailer Oasis this week announced the appointment of multi-channel marketing company Solocal Group, to launch ‘My Personal Stylist’ - its personalised shopping service.Through Solocal’s real-time booking platform Timendo, Oasis customers ...
10:26AM - Thu 20th November 2014

Mothercare's UK losses narrowing

Mothercare has today reported that its pre-tax profits were at £5.5m in the six months to the 11 October.The mother and baby goods retailer this morning posted that international like-for-like sales were up by 4.9% in the six months to mid October...
09:58AM - Thu 20th November 2014

Banks versus Retailers: Who's liable for cybercrime?

In the past few days a handful of influential banking trade bodies in the US lobbied Congress to introduce legislation that would make retailers accountable for breaches in cyber security. This development pits two industries, both of which are in...
09:15AM - Thu 20th November 2014

Asda remains a strong contender

UK’s No.2 supermarket reports 1.6% step back in sales, in 13 weeks to 30th September 2014.CEO and President Andy Clarke states he is ‘pleased with Asda’s performance in a distressed market’ and notes ‘vouchers may win quarters, but strategies win ...
08:53AM - Thu 20th November 2014

Project Ara: The phone designed exclusively for 6bn people

Over the next few years, the landscape of mobile phone retail could change significantly.Imagine a phone with individually upgradable parts, one which wouldn’t need to be thrown away if it began slowing down, or if the camera broke, a phone that c...
08:46AM - Thu 20th November 2014

French economy looking for Sunday boost

In a bid to rejuvenate its flagging economy, France is about to repeal a 108 year old law and allow shops to open seven days a week.The country’s stance on Sunday trading is steeped in tradition. Since a law introduced in 1906, Sunday has long sin...
08:42AM - Thu 20th November 2014

Rolling success for luggage brand

Global baggage brand Rolling Luggage, has been granted a seven year extension to its Heathrow stores as part of major redevelopments to improve digital technology.The deal will allow the premium luggage retailer to dramatically redevelop its portf...
08:30AM - Thu 20th November 2014

Merchandiser - Lifestyle brand
GBP40000 - United Kingdom,Hampshire
Field Training Manager (South)
GBP32000 - United Kingdom,Essex
Store Manager - Store Opening in October
£25000 to £28000 per annum - Belfast