Thursday, April 25, 2019
Waterstones pay wage

Waterstones boss says retailer “frankly not profitable enough” to raise wages

Waterstones managing director James Daunt has said the retailer was "frankly not profitable enough" to increase wages.
The Entertainer profit

The Entertainer records 31% surge in profit

The Entertainer has posted double-digit growth in profit, sales and like-for-likes as it continues to expand its store estate.
Game interim

Game interim profits surge but sales decline

Game Digital posted mixed results in its first half, with profits surging amid a decline in sales.
Barbie Smyths Toys

Retail Gazette Loves: Smyths Toys celebrates Barbie’s 60th anniversary

The world-renowned doll Barbie turned 60 over the weekend and Smyths Toys celebrated her anniversary by hosting a "You Can Be....
Hamleys CEO

Hamleys CEO replaced by House of Fraser finance chief

Hamleys has announced that chief executive Ralph Cunningham has abruptly resigned and House of Fraser finance chief Yong Shen...
Game Argos

Blockbuster releases sees growth in Argos & Game’s market share

Shares in Game and Argos have increased in the 12 weeks to January 13, ahead of the rate of online retailers Amazon and Ebay.
Toys R Us

Toys R Us emerges from ashes as Tru Kids Brands

Toys R Us is making a comeback as a brand new company known as Tru Kids Brands, one year after the toy retailer went bust.
HMV Oxford Street

HMV Oxford Street flagship among 27 stores to shut down

The HMV flagship on London's Oxford Street is among the 27 under-performing stores that have closed with immediate effect.
HMV Sunrise Records

Sunrise Records boss Doug Putman joins battle for HMV

Sunrise Records president Doug Putman is interested in acquiring HMV, which is also being eyed by Sports Direct tycoon Mike Ashley.
Smyths

Retail Gazette Loves: Smyths Toys’ generous £150K charity donation

In an effort to raise money for Great Ormond Street Hospital Children's Charity, Smyths Toys sold the charity’s official mascot.

Feature Resource

The retailer buyer’s guide to managing product information

You come to the realization that there is a lot of duplicate work going on across your company. Manufacturing, sales, marketing and e-commerce are...