Pets At Home

25% jump in revenues for Pets At Home

Pets At Home has posted rocketing annual sales as it cashes in on the success of its veterinary service, although online competition fears loom.

Halfords sees double-digit drop in profits

Halfords has reported a double-digit fall in profits as the Brexit weakened pound and late Easter dragged down its annual results.
Kantar Worldpanel

Mainstream brands lose swathes of shoppers to own-branded ranges

Own-brand supermarket items are fast becoming the favourite for UK shoppers as new figures reveal decline across the board for branded items.
Zero hours contracts

Proposed zero-hours contract legislation to make “absolutely no difference” say unions

New proposals to tackle the insecure working conditions of zero-hours contracts have been criticised by unions alleging they will mean "close to zero action on zero-hours contracts".
Retail Sales

May retail sales divebomb after promising April

New figures from the Confederation of British Industry (CBI) suggest retail sales growth has slowed since Aprils boost thanks to East
The Works

The Works to go public or be sold in 2018

Discount arts and books retailer The Works is expected to be made public or sold by its private-equity owner Endless. The retailer has seen unprecedented...
Bank Holiday

Pre-Ramadan holiday goers help boost tourism spend nearly 40%

Tourism spend shot up in April as the weak pound and pre-Ramadan holiday tourists pushed a 38 per cent rise in sales.

New retail credit union backed by Theo Paphitis, John Lewis and New Look launched

A new credit scheme especially for retail employees has been launched with financial backing from key retailers including Theo Paphitis, John Lewis and New Look.
Price Rises

67% of UK retail chairmen plan to pass on rising costs to consumers

A recent survey has revealed that 67 per cent of retail chairmen believe passing rising costs onto consumers was unavoidable in the coming year.

4 out of 5 Britons fear Brexit price hikes

Consumers across the UK are fearing the worst when it comes to inflation brought about by Brexit, as eighty per cent were found to be concerned over price rises on household essentials.

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