Sunday, August 18, 2019
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Next signs Ted Baker childrenswear licence deal

The fashion retailer has signed a five year deal with Next to produce and sell Ted Baker childrenswear from spring 2020.
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1 in 10 retail workers experience unwanted sexual touching at work

A new study has revealed that one in 10 retail workers - equal to 319,000 staff - have experienced inappropriate touching of a...
Chancellor gives cold shoulder on business rates reform plea

Chancellor gives cold shoulder on business rates reform plea

Chancellor Sajid Javid has seemingly given the cold shoulder to more than 50 retail bosses calling for business rates reform.
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Wyevale announces sale of John Browns Garden Centre

Wyevale Garden Centres has announced John Browns Garden Centre will be sold to Hillier Garden Centres.
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Sports Direct auditor Grant Thornton quits

Sports Direct’s auditor Grant Thornton has given notice on its work for the business in the wake of a £624 million tax claim
Next CEO Lord Wolfson says no-deal Brexit will only lead to "mild disruption"

Next CEO: No-deal Brexit will only lead to “mild disruption”

Next CEO Lord Wolfson says a no-deal Brexit would only bring about "mild disruption", despite previously warning about it.
Business rates: Chancellor Sajid Javid given letter calling for major reform and signed by more than 50 retailers

50+ retailers sign letter urging Chancellor to overhaul business rates

More than 50 major UK retailers have written to the government demanding action to overhaul the "broken" business rates system.
No-deal Brexit: Households spend £4bn stockpiling ahead of leaving the EU

Households spend £4bn stockpiling ahead of Brexit

// Spending on no-deal Brexit stockpiling hits £4bn, according to new survey // Several retailers have already said they have started stockpiling to ensure there...
Mike Ashley son-in-law Michael Murray: Sports Direct's transformation to "Selfridges of sport" will take 4 years

Michael Murray: Sports Direct’s upmarket transformation will take 4 years

Mike Ashley's future son-in-law has said it would take Sports Direct at least 4 years before it completes its transformation.
Tesco CEO Dave Lewis building support for online sales tax to reform business rates

Tesco is building support for online sales tax

// Tesco has been shoring up support for an online sales tax, according to PA // CEO Dave Lewis wants to cut business rates by...

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The eCommerce Guide to Christmas Conversions

Now is the time to make those all-important changes to your ecommerce site. Even the smallest tweak to your checkout can have a huge...