Thursday, August 22, 2019

Waitrose to expand sustainable Unpacked trial

Upmarket grocer Waitrose has announced it is extending its Unpacked trail to new stores after an “incredible” reaction initial

Quarter of primary school children do not know what a high street is

A third of primary school age children have never been to a butchers, nearly a quarter have never been to a greengrocer,
May footfall

“Good news for shoppers” as July shop price deflation holds steady

The BRC-Nielsen Shop Price Index has revealed July’s Shop Price deflation came in at 0.1 per cent, in the second consecutive
Boris Johnson

BRC & CBI cautiously welcome Boris Johnson as PM

The BRC and CBI have both issued statements welcoming Boris Johnson as the next Prime Minister of the UK.
M&S store closure

M&S reveals latest store earmarked for closure

Marks & Spencer has named the location of its latest store earmarked for closure as part of its restructuring plan
Retail government

Liberal Democrat MP calls for “breathing room” for retail sector

Liberal Democrat MP for Streatham, Chuka Umunna has urged the government to give the retail industry 18 months of “breathing...
John Lewis weekly

John Lewis’ fashion arm boosts weekly sales

John Lewis Partnership has revealed the company's weekly sales, with department store chain John Lewis' fashion sales...
travel terminals shopping

The rise of airports & train terminals as shopping destinations

The travel retail sector is at an all-time high as it attracts and engages passengers by delivering a unique and convenient...
Steinhoff

Poundland owner Steinhoff books £315m half-year loss

Steinhoff has reported a €356 million (£315 million) half-year loss from continuing operations on Friday, as the damage from an accounting scandal drags on.
Pets at Home Tailster

Pets at Home acquires stake in pet-sitting service

Pets at Home has acquired a stake in dog-walking and pet-sitting service Tailster..

Feature Resource

Guide to international expansion in retail

Think Big. Think Global. That's the Key Message for Retailers Today The current retail market in the UK is challenging but some retailers are still managing...