Wednesday, July 26, 2017
Profit warnings

“High number” of retailers issuing profit warnings

A “high number” of retailer issued profit warnings in the three months to June according to a new study from advisory group EY.
Ramadan rush

Billions in tourism spend expected over summer as June sales hit £643m

Tourist spend in the UK could top £2.4 billion over the summer, as the “Ramadan rush” sees sales skyrocket.
tweets

The week in tweets: Tesco, Iceland, Barbour, Ann Summers and the Bullring

Yes. Yes, we all did. https://twitter.com/CPWTweets/status/886878097756303360 Well played, Iceland. Well played. #GoT https://twitter.com/IcelandFoods/status/886887955427708928 Let’s be real – ANY day is ice cream day! https://twitter.com/Tesco/status/886540924330721280   We love this idea and hope...
Retail sales in June

Retail sales boost drives “renewed sense of optimism” in June

Retail sales in June given a “renewed sense of optimism”, showing promising recovery from last month’s four-year low.
Disposable income

Average monthly disposable income falls by £100

The average monthly disposable income of Brits has dropped by £100 since last year as consumers spend more of their earnings on bills, groceries and housing.
SRC

SRC reveals “disappointing” June for struggling retail sector

The Scottish Retail Consortium (SRC) has reported a “disappointing” June for the countries retailers, as total sales drop 0.5 per cent.
surcharge

Card surcharge which “milked” shoppers to be banned from January

From January retailer’s will no longer be allowed to ask for a surcharge on payments when using debit or credit cards, the government announced this mo
Which?

Product recall system “poses grave risks” to consumers says Which?

According to consumer group Which? product recall systems in the UK are putting people’s lives at risk and it’s calling for a complete overhaul.
Think-tank

Retail in “worst run of health for 5 years” says think-tank

A leading think-tank has warned that the UK retail industry’s health declined in the second quarter of this year, and it expects it to drop further throughout the next.

Harrods, Tesco, Westfield & MatchesFashion bosses confirmed as headline speakers at Shoptalk Europe

Dixons Carphone chief executive Sebastian James has just been added to the line-up of retail leaders from around world who will speak at Shoptalk Europe.

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