Thursday, August 16, 2018
Consumer confidence dives

Is late night shopping the high street’s new saviour?

New research from Visa has found that late-night shopping events are the most popular high street initiative among shoppers. Family and community-focused events and seasonal...
Hotel Chocolat Nordic

Hotel Chocolat accelerates global expansion with Nordic deal

Hotel Chocolat has signed a development agreement which will accelerate its Nordic expansion.
Amazon Prime

Amazon reveals record $2.5bn profit jump

Amazon has posted a record profit of $2.5 billion (£1.9 billion) for its second quarter of 2018. Operating income rose to $3 billion (£2.2 billion)...

Online sales surge bolsters Bonmarché’s quarterly results

Women’s value retailer Bonmarché has revealed encouraging results from its first quarter, with sales up 2.7 per cent year-on-year. Of that number, online sales rose...

BRC sees “reinvention” in retail employment

The British Retail Consortium has said that there is a seismic shift in retail employment underway after releasing its Retail Employment Monitor today. Examining the...
July shop prices

BRC warns of “very real danger” for food supply chains under Brexit

The British Retail Consortium has warned that the UK’s “fragile food supply chains” could be at risk in the wake of the government’s upcoming...
high street health

No respite with high street poised for more deterioration

High street retailers' spirits are set to sink even lower in the third quarter, as it continues to face “relentless” pressures.
John Lewis modern slavery

John Lewis signs up to modern slavery victims job scheme

John Lewis Partnership has signed on to a scheme that aims to provide jobs for hundreds of survivors of modern slavery.

Amazon’s Doug Gurr warns of “civil unrest” weeks after no-deal Brexit

Amazon UK’s country manager Doug Gurr has warned that a no-deal Brexit could spark “civil unrest” across the country.
profit warnings

Profit warnings from FTSE listed retailers double

Profit warnings by FTSE-listed retailers listed have doubled in a year, according to research.

Feature Resource

The retail CMO’s guide to Christmas 2018

Things are tough in retail right now. Administrations, Amazon, CX, AI, a weak pound...it's a lot. But we’re here to spread some Christmas cheer. The retail...