Saturday, February 24, 2018

19% of fashion retailers displaying signs of financial distress

Swathes of fashion retailers across the UK are showing signs of financial distress as they face "difficult trading conditions."
Disability Confident

Retailers urged to take part in Disability Confident scheme

Britain’s retailers are being encouraged to sign up to the Disability Confident scheme.

Sports Direct to launch Game esports concessions in £3.2m deal

Mike Ashley’s Sports Direct has bought half of Game’s esports division and plans to install gaming concessions across its estate.

Toys R Us UK rescue to cost at least £120m as debt deadlines close...

Toys R Us UK is calling for a £120 million rescue payment from potential investors to avoid liquidation.

Footfall and consumer spend hit 5-year lows in January

The UK retail sector endured another challenging month as figures reveal both footfall and spending hit five-year lows.

Toys R Us UK eyed by HMV saviour Hilco Capital

Embattled retailer Toys R Us has attracted the interest of Hilco Capital, a firm specialising in turning around retailers.

Retailers to endure 20% rise in costs post-Brexit according to government

The retail sector is likely to endure price rises of a fifth after Brexit according to a new leaked government document.
Toys R US

Scramble to find buyer leaves Toys R Us on brink collapse

Toys R Us UK is set to receive offers from prospective investors by the end of the week as its US parent scrambles to sell it off

13% of retail workers imagined killing their bosses, study says

Retail has been revealed as the most miserable industry to work in, according to a new study on attitudes towards bosses.

UK alcohol retail prices 42% over the EU average

Shoppers in the UK pay of 42.7 per cent more for alcohol than average European prices making it the fourth highest in the union.

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