Thursday, June 21, 2018
WHSmith update

WHSmith’s travel arm continues to drive sales

WHSmith's travel arm continues to be the main driver of sales growth at the retailer, with its high street stores dipping again.
Waterstones Edinburgh

Waterstones boss admits they “messed up” in Edinburgh unbranded store controversy

Waterstones has done a u-turn on plans to open an unbranded bookshop in an area of Edinburgh.

Toys R Us sells its intellectual property including

Toys R Us is set to sell all of its intellectual property to pay of creditors including dozens of domain names.

Gameseek quietly enters liquidation owing swathes of customers money

Online video game retailer Gameseek has quietly fallen into liquidation, leaving dozens of customers without refunds.
Games Workshop

Games Workshop continues flawless performance as profits expected to beat expectations

Games Workshop has said it expects its profits for the full year to come above expectations.

Smyths buys up every former Toys R Us store in 3 countries

Smyths has pounced on Toys R Us’ store network across central Europe, buying up 93 stores shops across three countries.
Toys R Us

Over 2000 redundancies imminent as Toys R Us closes final stores

Toys R Us is set to finish its UK wind down within the next two weeks as it announces the imminent closure of its remaining sites

Foyles blames business rates rise & footfall decline as it swings back to red

Foyles has blamed higher business rates, terrorist attacks and a shop flood after it swung back into the red in 2017.

HMV CEO Ian Topping resigns

HMV chief executive Ian Topping is poised to depart the business later this year after five years in the role.
Game update

Game pre-tax profit plummets 25% despite sales uptick

Game's half-year profits have taken a serious hit thanks to nosediving declines in its core retail operations.

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