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TK Maxx parent company records 12% rise in Q2 sales

TK Maxx's US-based owner TJX Companies recorded an impressive 12 per cent increase in net sales for its second quarter up to $9.3 billion...
Poundworld saved

Irish retailing family steps in to save Poundworld

The Dublin retailing family that opened the first Poundworld in Ireland has agreed to a last-minute rescue of what's left of it.

Poundworld founder blames owners TPG for downfall

Poundworld’s founder and former chief executive Chris Edwards has blamed TPG Capital for its collapse.
Poundland creditors

Poundworld crash leaves creditors £226m out of pocket

Poundworld creditors were owed nearly £230 million when the discount retailer collapsed into administration.
B&M France

B&M adds women to the board

B&M has bolstered the diversity of its board of directors with the appointment of two women.
Tesco discount

COMMENT: The challenge of reinvention for Tesco’s mystery discount stores

Lancaster University's Dr Martin Friesl looks at the uphill challenges Tesco faces in rolling out its new discount store format.

Online sales surge bolsters Bonmarché’s quarterly results

Women’s value retailer Bonmarché has revealed encouraging results from its first quarter, with sales up 2.7 per cent year-on-year. Of that number, online sales rose...
Tesco discount

Tesco could launch discount chain within weeks

Speculation is rife that Tesco is on the verge of launching its new discount chain after it advertised for workers to staff new format...
Poundworld creditors

Poundworld’s rescue hopes dashed with all stores to close next month

Hopes to rescue Poundworld from leaving the high street have been dashed.
The Works float

The Works enters the stock market in £100m float

The Works has made its debut on the stock market today, trading on the London Stock Exchange with an offer price of 160p.

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