Thursday, January 20, 2022
Lord Rose

Asda chairman Stuart Rose welcomes end to restrictions as he says “forget about Covid”

Asda chairman Lord Stuart Rose has welcomed the government's decision to scrap working from home guidance in England from today, telling LBC he cannot believe we have a "nation sitting at home" due to Covid-19 fears.
M&S AR app instore

M&S launches in-store AR shopping app

// Marks and Spencer has launched its first ever in-store AR shopping app // The app is live in-store and ready to use in the...

Gear4music UK sales grow while Brexit impacts EU sales

Gear4music has seen its third quarter UK sales rise by 13% on the same period last year and by 24% on two years ago.

Wickes sales improve as it welcomes new finance boss

Wickes has reiterated its full year profit guidance after a strong sales performance in the fourth quarter.
Lidl storefront

Lidl welcomes Peter de Roos to board of directors

Lidl GB has welcomed Peter de Roos to its board of directors following his appointment as chief commercial officer.
Amazon Clothes with Prime Wardrobe label

Amazon reveals plans to open a clothing store where algorithms recommend what to try...

// Amazon plans to open a fashion store where algorithms will recommend customers on what to try on, with one corporate director describing it as a...

WHSmith faces investor revolt over plans to pay £550,000 bonus to CEO

WHSmith is facing a shareholder revolt after plans to pay a £550,000 bonus to its chief executive Carl Cowling.

Primark warns of job losses as sales impacted by store closures

Primark has recorded a rise in sales during the crucial Christmas trading period but remained behind pre-pandemic levels.

Superdry posts profit after “brand recovery”

Superdry has witnessed a half-year profit after “clear signs of brand and financial recovery”.

Which companies are in the running to take over Boots?

Retail Gazette takes a look at the companies that have shown an interest in a Boots takeover since owner Walgreen put the health and beauty chain up for sale.

Feature Resource

The State of Digital Marketing

Mapp is running a 5-min survey to assess how companies in the UK have reshaped their marketing strategies during 2021 and their priorities for 2022. Why should...