Monday, October 14, 2019
Moonpig Nickyl Raithatha Kristof Fahy CMO

Moonpig welcomes new marketing chief

Moonpig has appointed Kristof Fahy to the role of chief marketing officer.
Nearly 80% of retail sales were made using debit or credit cards in 2018, BRC payment survey shows

Almost 80% of retail sales made via card payments

Card payments now account for almost 80 per cent of retail purchases.
Tourism travel currency market data research Global Blue

Thai & Qatari shoppers increase spending in UK

New research has found that international shoppers from Thailand and Qatar have increased their spending per transaction
Albemarle & Bond Daikokuya Holdings

Albemarle & Bond owner terminates business

The Japanese parent company Daikokuya Holdings of pawnbroker Albemarle & Bond has ended the business
Inflation slides to lowest level since late 2016

Inflation slides to lowest level since late 2016

UK inflation rate in August fell to its lowest since November 2016, according to the ONS.
Gift card & voucher sales grow despite tough trading conditions

Gift card & voucher sales grow despite tough trading conditions

The UK’s gift card and voucher market has enjoyed growth during the first half of the year.
UK retailers are losing millions of pounds of annual revenue by not catering to its disabled consumers. There are more than 13 million people in the UK, a fifth of the population, that are disabled.

Retailers are losing money by forgetting disabled consumers

UK retailers are losing millions of pounds of annual revenue by not catering to its disabled consumers.
Clintons KPMG

Clintons drafts in KPMG advisers to explore sale

Clintons has reportedly called in advisers to explore a sale of the business seven years after it collapsed into administration
Sainsbury's Argos' Alice Boaten has taken the top gong at this year's Everywoman in Retail Awards. The London regional manager was honoured with the Woman of the Year award during the annual ceremony which celebrates leading women in the retail industry.

Everywoman in Retail Awards winners unveiled

Sainsbury's Argos' Alice Boaten has taken the top gong at this year's Everywoman in Retail Awards.
Menkind The Book People Qwerkity Paul Kraftman Claire Bayliss

Menkind snaps up gifts retailer Qwerkity

Menkind has acquired British gifts retailer Qwerkity, in a bid to appeal to a wider market.

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A Day in the Life of an Effective Store Manager

Scheduling, finding fill-ins for last-minute shift changes, and distributing corporate memos. Store managers are forced to squander at least 25% of their time on...