Thursday, February 20, 2020
Argos scam

Argos warns shoppers of £500 Valentine’s Day scam

Argos has warned its shoppers of a new text message scam that sees fraudsters attempt to steal personal details.
Valentine’s Day GlobalData

Valentine’s Day spend set to disappoint, new research finds

Valentine’s Day is set to accumulate just over £1 billion in revenue this year in the UK, a mere 0.6 per cent rise on last year
The Institute of Directors CBI Sajid Javid Carolyn Fairbairn business rates

Chancellor urged to grant business rates “holiday” to ease pressure

The Institute of Directors and the CBI have called on Chancellor Sajid Javid for a business rates “holiday”
Amazon has demanded that President Donald Trump and six other individuals testify in court over orders to “screw Amazon” out of a $10 billion defense contract.

Amazon wants President Trump to testify in court over orders to “screw Amazon” out...

Amazon has demanded that President Donald Trump and six other individuals testify in court over orders to “screw Amazon”
Retail sales largely flat in January BRC KPMG

Retail sales largely flat in January

Thrifty shopping habits and environmental consciousness are driving people towards being more selective about their purchases.
Angling Direct Andy Torrance CEO Darren Bailey

Angling Direct CEO Darren Bailey exits

Angling Direct chief executive Darren Bailey has stepped down after 17 years at the retailer.
WHSmith joins retailers renegotiating with landlords over rate payments

WHSmith joins retailers renegotiating with landlords over rate payments

WHSmith will look to switch from payments in advance to payments in arrears.
apprenticeship levy BRC Helen Dickinson

Apprenticeships failing retailers, BRC says

The BRC has criticised the government’s approach to the apprenticeship levy, which it says is failing retailers
Pets at Home names new chairman

Pets at Home names new chairman

Pets at Home welcomes new non-executive chairman to the board.
Waterstones full year profits rise 39%

Waterstones full year profits rise 39%

Waterstones posts full year results at Companies House. Profit rose 39 per cent in the full year to April 27.

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20 Forces Shaping E-Commerce in 2020

Did you know that e-commerce still only makes up 24% of all retail sales?* That means there’s a lot more revenue to come. But with...