Tuesday, November 21, 2017

Tough Christmas sales comparisons can be overcome

Retailers are set for tough sales comparisons this Christmas due to the ongoing economic gloom and the lack of pre-VAT incentives unlike last year,...

Ex-Cadbury CEO named director at Signet

Jewellery retail group Signet has this week announced the appointment of ex-Cadbury CEO Todd Stitzer as an independent director. Stitzer, who was the CEO...

Shop price inflation at its lowest for a year

Overall shop price inflation fell 0.1 per cent to two per cent last month, its lowest for a year despite rising costs for retailers,...

Blacks up for sale as it fails to raise funds

Outdoor clothing and equipment retailer Blacks Leisure has announced today that it is formally up for sale after failing to secure the adequate funds...

Retailers and suppliers welcome deliveries review

The retail industry and representatives from the supply chain sector have this week welcomed news from Chancellor George Osborne that the government is set...

Station retail sales continue to soar

Retail sales at stations across the UK grew significantly in the third quarter of the year, as rail terminals continued to benefit from investment...

Blacks Leisure issues profits warning

Low sales and a generally tough economic environment have prompted outdoor products retailer Blacks Leisure to issue a profits warning this morning. The embattled...

Clintons eyes more store investment as sales dip

Card & gifts retailer Clintons today said that “flattening the peaks of cyclical working requirements” will allow the group to invest further in its...

Communities hold the power to stop UK clone towns

Trade organisation the Association of Convenience Stores (ACS) this week laid out its three-point plan to revive the UK‘s flagging high streets – and...

Global retailers arrive at Guildford‘s Friary

Guildford‘s Friary Shopping Centre was re-launched this week, with an array of international retail chains opening at the Surrey retail hub for the first...

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2017 UK Retail Report

In a world where people can do all their Christmas shopping from their sofa, how will you entice them to your store? The good news...