Retail sales fail to recover in April

UK retail sales have once again come significantly below expectations in April, despite hopes of a recovery after March’s weather

Retail property demand hits lowest level since 2009

Demand for UK retail property has dropped to its lowest level in nine years, as landlords scramble to increase incentives.

Retailers will not “be out of pocket” in plastic bottle deposit return scheme

The introduction of the plastic bottle deposit return scheme (DRS) will have no negative financial effect on retailers.

Elliott Capital acquires Waterstones amid increased UK investment

Waterstones is set to be acquired by activist hedge fund Elliot Advisors, as it ramps up investment in the UK.

Retail employment falls in first quarter

Total hours in the retail industry were down 3.2 per cent in the first financial quarter according to the latest figures from the British...

Argos creates 150 permanent tech roles

Argos this morning announced it is looking to fill 150 new permanent positions with technology specialists who can “think big” on digital. The catalogue and...
employers for women

YNAP, Marks & Spencer and Co-op make top 50 Employers for Women list

YNAP, Marks & Spencer and Co-op have been named in The Times Top 50 Employers for Women award.
Secondary revenue

70% of retailers now use secondary revenues streams to boost profits

Retailers are increasingly turning to alternative forms of revenue as margin pressure force retailers to look elsewhere.
Royal Wedding

Royal wedding to provide £561m retail boost

The upcoming royal wedding is expected to generate £561 million in retail sales in the UK.

Price of average basket of groceries jumps 5%

The price of an average basket of groceries has jumped five per cent since last year as food price inflation continues.

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