Tourism Spend

Pre-Ramadan holiday goers help boost tourism spend nearly 40%

Tourism spend shot up in April as the weak pound and pre-Ramadan holiday tourists pushed a 38 per cent rise in sales.
Style Brands Group

Jacques Vert owner on brink of administration risking over 1000 jobs

The owner of fashion labels Jacques Vert, Dash and Windsmoor has become the latest fashion retailer to face a potential decline into administrating, jeopardising over 1000 jobs.
& Other Stories

& Other Stories to open doors on Covent Garden store this week

& Other Stories has confirmed it will open its new three-storey Covent Garden store later this week.

New retail credit union backed by Theo Paphitis, John Lewis and New Look launched

A new credit scheme especially for retail employees has been launched with financial backing from key retailers including Theo Paphitis, John Lewis and New Look.
Amazon Go

Amazon Go issued UK trademark igniting launch rumours

A trademark has been approved by the UK Intellectual Property Office for Amazon’s new grocery shop slogan.

£4.2 million raised by Gear4Music amid ambitious expansion plans

Online musical instrument retailer Gear4Music has raised £4.2 million with a placing on the stock market with plans to push international expansion.
Price Rises

67% of UK retail chairmen plan to pass on rising costs to consumers

A recent survey has revealed that 67 per cent of retail chairmen believe passing rising costs onto consumers was unavoidable in the coming year.

Clarks profits dive 43%

Shoe retailer Clarks has reported divebombing profits as it warns of the effects the weak pound will have on its cashflow for the coming year.
One Stop

McColls eyes possible purchase of Tesco’s One Stop chain

Convenience store giant McColls is preparing for a possible takeover of the Tesco-owned chain One Stop. According to The Telegraph, McColls chief executive Jonathan Miller...
Karen Millen

5% price hikes at Karen Millen as it embarks on strategic review

Karen Millen has announced that it will raise its prices by five per cent to deal with increasing cost pressures from the devalued pound while embarking on a strategic review.

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