Sunday, August 19, 2018
AO World

AO.com half-year losses widen by almost £10m

AO World's losses has widened by almost £10 million, as the electricals retailer increased UK brand expenditure and investment in Europe.
Argos fulfilment centre

Argos opens 2 new fulfilment centres to increase Fast Track deliveries

Argos has opened two brand new fulfilment centres in Birmingham and Reading aimed at increasing its Fast Track delivery capabilities.
Dixons Carphone

Dixons Carphone veteran retail director Nick Smith quits

Dixon Carphone’s veteran retail director Nick Smith is to leave the company to join furniture retailer DFS, according to Retail Week.
BrightHouse reimburse

BrightHouse to reimburse customers following FCA review

BrightHouse has announced a customer redress scheme after a by the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) that identified some of its legacy processes.
Samsung CEO

Samsung CEO abruptly resigns amid management “crisis”

The chief executive of Samsung Electronics has abruptly announced his departure from the technology giant, citing an “unprecedented crisis”.
Brighthouse refinance

BrightHouse circled by bondholders as pressure mounts to refinance

A number of bondholders are reportedly circling embattled rent-to-own homewares chain Brighthouse as pressure mounts on retailer to strike a refinancing deal.
Argos Christmas

Argos to add 10,000 staff for Christmas rush

Argos is poised to hire more than 10,000 temporary workers for the annual rush over the Christmas season.
Team Knowhow

Dixons Carphone expands services offering with Team Knowhow

Dixons Carphone has announced the roll out of Team Knowhow, its new expert services brand that will soon be available in more than a thousand Currys PC World and Carphone Warehouse stores across the UK.  
AO world

AO World warns of looming challenges despite Q1 growth

Ahead of its annual general meeting (AGM) today, AO World has revealed rising sales in its first quarter.
Sainsbury's Argos Bertrand Bodson

Sainsbury’s Argos digital & marketing chief resigns

The head of digital and marketing at Sainsbury's Argos fascia is leaving after four years with the electricals and catalogue retailer.  

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The retail CMO’s guide to Christmas 2018

Things are tough in retail right now. Administrations, Amazon, CX, AI, a weak pound...it's a lot. But we’re here to spread some Christmas cheer. The retail...