The Co-operative Group in £950m refinancing deal

Mutual retail & services business The Co-operative Group has secured a £950 million refinancing deal, it has been announced today. With a senior debt...

Going for gold on the high street

Foreign visitors and sports lovers have begun converging on the capital ahead of the London 2012 Olympic Games following years of preparation from businesses...

Hobbycraft full year sales rise 12%

Arts & craft retailer Hobbycraft saw a 12 per cent sales increase for its full year, it has been announced today. EBITDA rose nine...

Portas Pilots ‘tip of the iceberg‘, says MP

The UK government has today pledged that towns not selected to be Portas Pilots will not be left behind, following news that 15 UK...

Blumenthal to create range for Vision Express

Optician Vision Express has secured a deal with celebrity chef Heston Blumenthal to create a line of glasses frames, it has been announced today....

E-tailers top customer satisfaction ranking

Pure play e-tailers Asos and Amazon have the highest levels of customer satisfaction, according to figures released today. Online retail leads the way in...

M&S opens in Kazakhstan

High street retailer Marks and Spencer (M&S) has launched a new store in Kazakhstan, it has been announced. Guests attending the opening were treated...

StartUp Britain pops up in Richmond

A retail campaign supported by British entrepreneurs has today announced the launch of a three month pop-up store on Richmond high street. StartUp Britain...

Habitat returns with Argos range

Variety store & home retailer Argos has launched a new catalogue featuring a range by Habitat, which was bought out of administration last year...

A sense of corporate responsibility

On Thursday June 21st 2012, Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg announced that UK companies will have to declare their greenhouse gas emissions in the...

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