Saturday, July 20, 2019
Shop price value retail

Value retailers increase store count by 5000 since 2009

An increasing consumer focus on affordability and convenience has seen value and discount retailers increase their UK store count by more than 5000 since...

Poundland in legal battle over Toblerone copy

Poundland has become embroiled in a legal battle with chocolate maker Toblerone as it attempts to launch its own “Twin Peaks” chocolate bars.
Matalan Staff

700 Matalan staff could strike over pay dispute

Matalan staff have said “strike action could be on the cards” after a pay row between management and factory workers ignited.
school uniform

Aldi & Lidl spark school uniform price war

Aldi and Lidl have created a whole new front in the price wars between the UK's biggest supermarkets, with both chains now offering an...
B&M sales

B&M posts “strongest” first quarter in 3 years

Discount retailer B&M sales have soared over its first quarter as it continues its rapid international expansion process.
4000 jobs

4000 UK jobs to be created at Aldi

German discount giant Aldi has pledged to create nearly 4000 jobs in the UK amid an unprecedented expansion strategy.
B&M France

B&M CEO’s salary doubles to £1.4m

A spike in B&M Bargain's profits has allowed chief executive Simon Aurora to double is pay package thanks to a generous bonus.
budget retail

Sector Wars: Will budget retail win the next recession?

In a new three-part series, the Retail Gazette looks at what is in store for the budget, mid-market and luxury retail sectors in the months to come, and what they can do to weather the storm.  
Matalan profits

Matalan profits boosted by full price sales

Matalan has attributed its full price sales drive for boosting its annual earnings by more than third, despite a dip in revenues.

Steinhoff sales buoyed by Poundland acquisition

The parent company of Poundland has recorded upticks in half-year profits and sales, although its performance in the UK market was dented by the...

Feature Resource

How top brands turn browsers into buyers

"Nearly a quarter (22%) of consumers say the products purchased online rarely meet expectations." Download the e-book What turns today's browsers into buyers? Every retailer and...