Monday, September 20, 2021
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Indie Corner: Bonners Musical Instrument Store

Bonner's Tony White speaks to Retail Gazette on the highlights of running an indie music store, the surprise of trading amid Covid-19 (..)
Lady Gaga has teamed up with Westfield for a global live-streamed concert experience 

Westfield announces global livestream event with Lady Gaga

Westfield is set to stream an exclusive global event with Grammy award winning artist Lady Gaga on September 30.
Vans is launching a two-week (8-24 September) series of free skateboarding events called Skate the Strand.

Vans to create pop-up skate park on London’s Strand

Vans is launching a two-week (8-24 September) series of free skateboarding events called Skate the Strand.
Toys R Us

HMV acquires Toys R Us in Canada with vision for UK return

HMV owner Doug Putman has announced he will acquire Toys R Us and Babies R Us in Canada as he "helps drive the business forward".
Retail sales grew in July, according to the (BRC and KPMG sales monitor, but still remained below pre-pandemic levels.

Formalwear & beauty boosts retail sales but growth slows

Retail sales grew in July, according to the (BRC and KPMG sales monitor, but still remained below pre-pandemic levels.
Music Magpie reports strong growth in profits and sales following its recent float on London’s junior market.

Music Magpie “remains confident for future profit growth”

Music Magpie reports strong growth in profits and sales following its recent float on London’s junior market.
Games Workshop confirms £5000 staff bonuses after spike in profits

Games Workshop confirms £5000 staff bonuses as profits surge 69%

Games Workshop showed a big spike in profit over the past year as it confirmed plans to expand in China as well as payment (...)
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Why HMV is expanding stores in today’s digital world

Retail Gazette talks to HMV to find out the reasons for its recent expansion plans in an age of online shopping.
The Entertainer Gary Grant founder profile CEO interview

Big Interview: Gary Grant, Founder, The Entertainer

The Entertainer was founded in 1981 by Gary Grant, when he was just 22. Since then, The Entertainer has grown to over 170 stores (...)
Sainsbury's

Sainsbury’s to scrap CDs and DVDs from stores

Sainsbury's has decided to stop selling CDs and DVDs as streaming services continue to affect sales of the products.

Feature Resource

Tips to Unlocking the D2C Opportunity

Clicking With Consumers: Gaining the D2C advantage to connect the end-to-end retail experience 2020 fast-tracked the digital plans of many brands; forcing businesses of all...