Saturday, October 19, 2019
Sports Direct Brookfield shopping park

Sports Direct completes £25m Brookfield Shopping Park acquisition

Sports Direct has announced the acquisition of Brookfield Shopping Park in Cheshunt, Hertfordshire, as part of a £25.4 million
Wilko workers call off strike amid accepted deal

Wilko workers call off strike amid accepted deal

The threat of strikes by workers at two Wilko distribution centres in a row over rotas has been averted.
Decathlon pledges to reduce carbon emissions by 75%

Decathlon pledges to reduce carbon emissions by 75%

Decathlon has announced its formal commitment to science-based emissions targets.
OnBuy reveals new refurbished electronics section

OnBuy reveals new refurbished electronics section

OnBuy is set to introduce a dedicated department for refurbished electronics for the first time.
Sainsbury's to stop selling fireworks

Sainsbury’s to remove fireworks from shelves

Sainsbury's is set to become the first major retailer in the UK to ban the public sale of fireworks.
Adidas has become the latest retailer to launch a trade-in programme offering shoppers gift cards and loyalty points for their old clothes.

Adidas offers gift cards for old clothes as it launches “Infinite Play” programme

Adidas has become the latest retailer to launch a trade-in programme offering shoppers gift cards for their old clothes
Poundland branches out to interior design with stick-on-wall tiles

Poundland branches out to DIY interior design

Poundland has branched out to interior design and DIY by selling stick-on-wall tiles for the first time.
Halloween costumes plastic waste Hubbub

Retailers to produce “horrifying” 2000 tonnes of plastic waste this Halloween

Retailers in the UK are expected to generate 2000 tonnes of plastic waste from costumes this Halloween.
Debenhams participated in a Help for Heroes "40,000 strong" campaign by featuring ‘live’ mannequins in its window displays - including veteran amputees and fashion influencers. The live mannequins included five veterans and family members who have been supported by Help for Heroes

Retail Gazette Loves: Debenhams’ Help for Heroes “live” mannequins

Debenhams participated in a Help for Heroes "40,000 strong" campaign by featuring ‘live’ mannequins in its window displays.
Asda Walmart Rothesay Life pension

Asda owner Walmart offloads pensions in £4bn deal as it eyes IPO

Asda has revealed that its parent company Walmart has signed a deal to offload nearly £4 billion worth of pension liabilities

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