Wednesday, November 20, 2019
Apple Angela Ahrendts

Apple reports drop in profits & sales for first time in over a decade

Apple has seen poor iPhone sales drag down both its revenues and profits for the first time in more than a decade.
Dixons Carphone Christmas

Dixons Carphone books 1% rise in Christmas like-for-likes

Dixons Carphone has reported a sales slump in its third quarter performance.

AO World reports “solid performance” over Christmas period

AO World has celebrated a “record” Black Friday which helped uplift sales over the Christmas quarter and keep growth.
Dixons Carphone Christmas

Dixons Carphone shares plunge amid £440m half-year loss

Dixons Carphone has swung to a massive loss in its half-year report.

Phones 4U administrators launch bid to reclaim millions from mobile operators

Phones 4U administrators PwC have appointed one of the country’s top insolvency experts to asses whether to launch a damages claim against mobile operators,...

Despite tough trading, British consumers still flocking to Black Friday sales

Over 42 per cent of British consumers are planning to make Black Friday purchases this week, with 25 per cent also splashing out on...
rent-to-own

FCA proposes price cap on rent-to-own retailers

A peak City regulator has announced plans to impose a new price cap to on rent-to-own retailers.

AO World attributes millions in losses to “tougher than expected market”

AO World failed to make a profit in its first half despite a double-digit sales rise amid a “tougher than expected market”.

AO World to buy Mobile Phones Direct for £32.5m

AO World is set to acquire the online phone retailer Mobile Phones Direct for £32.5 million as it looks to expand its offering.

WHSmith acquires InMotion for £155m

WHSmith has agreed to buy pure play travel retailer InMotion for £155 million. In a statement announcing the purchase, WHSmith said it expected the deal...

Feature Resource

[Report] Capitalising On Impulse Purchases Of Consumer Goods 2020

Capitalising on Impulse Purchasing Impulse purchases can add up to 16% or more of total retail sales. But are brands capitalising on this untapped but...