Monday, October 15, 2018

Primark “shocked and saddened” by factory collapse

Fast fashion retailer Primark has said that it is “shocked and saddened” by news that a Bangladeshi garment factory occupied by one of its...

GDP grows 0.3% in Q1

The UK economy grew by 0.3 per cent in the first quarter of this year compared with a year earlier, avoiding a triple-dip recession...

Retail sales stall in April

Retail sales volumes remained flat this month, according to figures released today, against expectations of growth. Despite high expectations around the Easter trading period,...

Thorntons Q3 sales rise as Easter sales soar

Chocolate retailer Thorntons has seen total sales rise four per cent to £60.6 million in its third quarter as strong sales of Easter products...

Sports Direct profit jumps 22.7%

Sports products & clothing retailer Sports Direct has seen gross profit leap 22.7 per cent to £128.6 million in its last quarter as the...

Co-op Group opens new £22m DC

Mutual retail & services business The Co-operative Group has today announced the opening of a new distribution centre in north Derbyshire, creating some 300...

Disposable income sentiment up 9 points in Q1

Consumer sentiment about disposable income has risen nine points to -31 per cent in the first quarter of 2013 compared with the same period...

M&S returns to Netherlands

High street retailer Marks and Spencer (M&S) is to return to the Netherlands with a bricks & clicks strategy as it continues its bid...

BRC welcomes “restraint” on minimum wage rise

Pressure group the British Retail Consortium (BRC) has welcomed the Government‘s restraint in increase the national minimum wage by 1.9 per cent to £6.31....

99p Stores to create 500 jobs amid Scottish roll out

Value retail chain 99p Stores is to create over 500 new jobs in the next three years as it expands its store portfolio into...

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What will your workforce want and need,  now and in the...

Today's on-demand consumer mentality means businesses now operate in an ‘always-on’ economy. To meet customer demand for 24/7 access to products and services, businesses...