Tuesday, November 21, 2017
turnaround strategy

Toys R Us lays out turnaround strategy

Toys R Us has laid out plans for a turnaround strategy as it prepares to enter bankruptcy, which could see it return to public ownership.
John Driscoll

The Entertainer nabs Tesco director John Driscoll

Toy retailer The Entertainer has announced that former Tesco director John Driscoll has been appointed as its new commercial director.
Smyths Toys

Smyths Toys almost doubles mainland UK profits

Toy retailer Smyths almost doubled pre-tax profits in its UK operations last year, thanks to sales of Star Wars Lego, Power Rangers and Hatchimal.
bankruptcy

Toys R Us falls into bankruptcy

Toys R Us has officially filed for bankruptcy protection just days after suppliers began halting deliveries to the retailer.
bankruptcy

Suppliers halt shipments to Toys R Us as it teeters on bankruptcy

Toys R Us has seen numerous suppliers scale back shipments while it struggles to stay out of bankruptcy, according to Bloomberg.

Hobbycraft CEO John Colley resigns after just two months

Hobbycraft chief executive  John Colley has stepped down after just eight weeks in the role, citing that it wasn't "the right fit" him.
The Entertainer

The Entertainer’s store expansion & finger spinners boosts sales

The Entertainer recorded an uplift in sales in its half-year report, attributing it to growth in its own-label products and significant store expansion.
The Entertainment Shop

Ebay launches dedicated physical media hub “The Entertainment Shop”

Ebay has launched a new platform dedicated to physical media called “The Entertainment Shop” selling music, books, films and videogames.
Games Workshop continues growth

Games Workshop continues stellar growth in Q1

UK miniature war-game retailer Games Workshop continues growth it saw in its last financial year through its first quarter.
Lego is set to axe 1400

Lego to axe 1400 jobs after first sales decline in a decade

Danish toy giant Lego is set to axe 1400 jobs as part of a financial overhaul following news that its revenues declined for the first time on over 10 yea

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2017 UK Retail Report

In a world where people can do all their Christmas shopping from their sofa, how will you entice them to your store? The good news...