Saturday, August 18, 2018
Quiet Hour

The Entertainer rolls out weekly “Quiet Hour” for autistic children

The Entertainer has announced plans to roll out its Quiet Hour for autistic children every Saturday, following a successful pilot
Toys R Us

Redundancies imminent as Toys R Us prepares to make closures

Toys R Us stores are expected to start making redundancies and closing stores over the next week.

Lego reports worst results in 13 years

Lego has posted more troubling figures amid its full-year results revealing the first drop in both sales and profits in 13 years.

Gear4Music ends year with crescendo as sales skyrocket

The UK’s largest music equipment retailer Gear4music has seen a massive sales rise amid its full year results.
Video Games

UK gaming sales jumped double-digits in 2017

The UK gaming market saw a double-digit increase in sales last year despite a drop-in consumer spending in non-essential goods.
Toys R Us

3000 jobs at risk as Toys R Us UK officially enters administration

Toys R Us UK has officially fallen into administration after weeks of teetering on the brink of collapse.
John Cheston Smiggle MD

5 Minutes With, John Cheston, Managing Director, Smiggle

The Retail Gazette caught up with Smiggle managing director John Cheston to find out what's spurring the brand's ambitious growth
Toys R Us

Toys R Us collapse imminent as buyer walks away

Embattled toy retailer Toys R Us has edged closer to complete collapse with administrators poised to take control.
200 stores

Toys R Us US to shut another 200 stores as UK debt deadline looms

Toys R Us’ embattled US arm is planning to pull the shutters on 200 more stores as its UK operation struggles to find funds.
Hotel Chocolat update

Hotel Chocolat enjoys half-year sales and profit boost

A successful Christmas trading period has allowed Hotel Chocolat to record a 15 per cent uplift in both revenue and profits during its first...

Feature Resource

The retail CMO’s guide to Christmas 2018

Things are tough in retail right now. Administrations, Amazon, CX, AI, a weak's a lot. But we’re here to spread some Christmas cheer. The retail...