Monday, November 19, 2018

OFT takes action on payday lenders

The leading 50 payday lenders have been given 12 weeks to correct their business practices by the Office of Fair Trading (OFT) or run...

Independents go negative in H2 2012

In the second half of 2012, the number of independent stores that closed on the UK high street outnumbered those that opened, the first...

Consumer confidence remains steady in February

Consumer confidence remained unchanged in February at -26, the first time in more than a year that the index has reached that height for...

Tourist spend in UK shops hits £4.5bn

Foreign visitors spent a total of £4.5 billion in Britain‘s shops in 2011 as the UK maintains its position as one of the world‘s...

Retail sales volume growth continues to slow

Retail sales volume growth slowed at the start of this month as grocers saw their greatest decline since November 2008, figures released today reveal....

Nisa secures £100m funding from Barclays

Franchise convenience store chain Nisa has announced today that it has secured £100 million in funding from finance partner Barclays Bank as it continues...

Horsemeat found in Ikea meatballs

Flat-pack furniture specialist Ikea is the latest retailer to be implicated in the ongoing horsemeat scandal after traces of horse DNA were discovered in...

Thorntons turnaround strategy sees PBT soar 71%

Chocolate retailer Thorntons reported a 2.9 per cent sales increase to £133.7 million in its first half as a rebalancing of the business begins...

Comment: Is your finance department paying its way?

Businesses expect their finance departments to establish robust controls, manage risks and handle transactions with suppliers and customers as efficiently as possible and as...

Fred Perry wins legal dispute with TheHut.com

British sports fashion label Fred Perry has settled a legal dispute with variety goods e-tailer TheHut.com, which was found to be selling counterfeit jumpers...

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