Sunday, January 17, 2021
Games Workshop issues profit forecast upgrade

Games Workshop upgrades profit forecast as lockdowns bolster coffers

Games Workshop has issued an upgrade to the stock market after it emerged as another winner from Covid-19 lockdowns.
Centre:MK Hamleys Kevin Duffy

Hamleys launches first ever Milton Keynes store in Centre:MK

Hamleys has launched a pop-up retail concept at Milton Keynes' Centre:MK, in a bid to expand its presence in the region.
The Entertainer gives staff 3 days off over Christmas & Boxing Day weekend

The Entertainer gives staff 3 days off over Christmas & Boxing Day weekend

The Entertainer has announced plans to give its staff a three day break over the Christmas and Boxing Day long weekend.
Shopworkers deserve Boxing Day off, urges union

Shopworkers deserve Boxing Day off, urges union

Major retailers are being urged to close their stores on Boxing Day to give workers a decent break this Christmas.
HMV on track to recovery despite small loss due to Covid

HMV insists it’s on track to recovery after recording marginal loss

HMV has insisted it is on the path to recovery after it recorded a marginal loss despite lockdown restrictions (...)
The Entertainer warns Christmas gifts may not be delivered in time if shops stay shut

The Entertainer warns Christmas gifts may not be delivered in time if shops stay...

The boss of the UK’s biggest toy chain has warned that some children’s presents will not arrive in time for Christmas (...)
M&S Marks & Spencer Early Learning Centre

M&S teams up with The Entertainer’s Early Learning Centre

Marks & Spencer has teamed up with toy retailer Early Learning Centre, which will see its products being sold on the M&S website as it seeks to build online appeal.
WHSmith reports back on £226m loss after “challenging year”

WHSmith reports £226m loss & announces store closures

// WHSmith posts pretax loss of £226m after its travel and high street stores are heavily impacted by coronavirus restrictions // Travel business swung to...
Indie bookstores team up to take on Amazon

Indie bookshops team up to take on Amazon

Independent bookshops have joined forces to back the launch of a new online retailer taking on Amazon in the run-up to Christmas.
Toys covid-19 pandemic lockdown concessions debenhams asda

Should retailers enter the toy market in time for Christmas?

Asda recently partnered with The Entertainer, while Debenhams launched a new toy concession concept called Toys At Debenhams.

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How An Online B2B Marketplace Can Turn Your Post-Holiday Surplus And...

The acceleration of e-commerce in 2020 created a huge opportunity for consumers to facilitate their holiday purchases, but now we are in the midst...