Monday, February 19, 2018
Warhammer Games Workshop

Warhammer retailer Games Workshop’s share price up 20% as sales perform “strongly”

Fantasy model games retailer Games Workshop, soon to be rebranded Warhammer, reported that profits are running “well above” last year’s levels.
Toys R Us suppliers

Suppliers stop deliveries to Toys R Us UK

Suppliers have reportedly stopped toy deliveries to the UK arm of Toys R Us amid concerns the financial state of its US parent company could adversely impact their business.
Card Factory 900th store

Card Factory to open 900th store

Greeting cards retailer Card Factory is set to achieve a landmark as it prepares to open its 900th UK store today in  Epping Forest Shopping Park.
Smiggle

Smiggle unveils European expansion plans as UK becomes biggest market

Australian stationery retailer Smiggle has announced plans to grow into mainland Europe in 2018 – as it confirmed that the UK has become its largest global market.
hotel chocolate update

Hotel Chocolat cashes in on sweet success of the last year

Hotel Chocolat's profits doubled in its last financial year after it launched "chocolate lock-ins" and catered to more health-conscious consumers.
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.

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