Sunday, August 19, 2018

Games Workshop shares drop 6% despite huge jump in revenue

Games Workshop has continued to post runaway sales and profit figures meeting both its own and analysts expectations.
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Amazon reveals record $2.5bn profit jump

Amazon has posted a record profit of $2.5 billion (£1.9 billion) for its second quarter of 2018. Operating income rose to $3 billion (£2.2 billion)...
build-a-bear CEO

Build-A-Bear CEO apologises for manic crowds amid controversial promotion

The chief executive of Build-A-Bear Workshop has apologised for a one-day sales event that sparked anger and safety concerns.
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Extreme crowds for Build-A-Bear promotion sparks safety warning

Build-A-Bear told customers to avoid visiting stores after a "Pay Your Age" event prompted "extreme crowds" and safety concerns.

Ticketmaster reveals data breach affecting 40,000 Brits

Ticketmaster has disclosed a hack that compromised the payment and personal details of tens of thousands of British customers.

Hornby shares dive as losses grow to £10.1m

Toy retailer Hornby has seen shares dive nearly 20 per cent this morning following not unexpected reports of major losses.

Games Workshop shares drop 5% after trading update

Games Workshop saw shares drop 4.9 per cent this morning after it released a trading update.
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 sex-toys-r-us.com

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

Feature Resource

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...