Sunday, January 16, 2022
Christmas 2021 trading tracker

Christmas trading tracker: how retailers performed over the golden quarter

// Retail Gazette tracks the big retailers' sales performance over Christmas 2021 // The Fragrance Shop and Seasalt among top performing retailers Retailers including M&S, Tesco,...
B&M

B&M value drops as CEO Simon Arora sells 40 million shares

B&M chief executive Simon Arora has sold 40 million shares in the retailer at a price of 585p — a 1.8% discount to Thursday’s closing price.
Card Factory sales return to pre-Covid levels over Christmas

Card Factory sales returns to pre-Covid levels at Christmas, trades ahead of expectations for...

// Card Factory reported that trading had recovered to pre-Covid levels during December // Sales for 11 months to 31 December hit £337.3m, ahead of...
Poundland & Dealz owner Pepco Group sees a 12% rise in its quarterly total revenue, driven by new store openings

Pepco Group’s first-quarter revenue rises 12% on 161 store openings

Poundland owner Pepco Group saw its total group revenue climb by 12% year-on-year in its first quarter.
Lidl claims to be ‘fastest-growing bricks-and-mortar retailer’ as sales rise

Lidl claims to be fastest-growing bricks and mortar retailer after bumper festive sales

Lidl GB has unveiled a strong Christmas sales rise and laid claim to being “the fastest-growing bricks-and-mortar retailer”.
Poundland

Poundland to roll out frozen foods to 100 more stores

Poundland has launched plans to bring its popular chilled and frozen food ranges to around 100 more stores between now and the end of September.
Poundland

Poundland owner Pepco CEO Andy Bond exits due to health reasons

Poundland owner Pepco Group's chief executive, Andy Bond is set to leave the company following seven years in the role.
Poundland Pepco Group singage

Pepco posts strong uplift in full year sales amid new store openings

Pepco Group posts a 17.2% increase in full year revenue as it continues its roll out of new stores amid the easing of Covid restrictions.
Lidl

Lidl seeks to expand store size as it considers retail parks

Lidl is seeking larger stores as chief executive Christian Härtnagel announces the latest flexing of its property requirements.
Poundstretcher

Poundstretcher rewards staff bonus for “ongoing hard work” during CVA

Poundstretcher has announced it is rewarding all of its employees in recognition of their hard work throughout the pandemic, as well as the company’s restructure after its CVA.

Feature Resource

The commerce revolution is here!

The P2C report: Radically rethinking commerce Our new report reveals the findings from a survey of 750 senior decision-makers involved in managing product information. Read...