Friday, February 23, 2018

Sports Direct profits flat due to tough comparisons

Sports clothing and equipment retailer Sports Direct saw a 8.4 per cent rise in its overall revenues for the first half of its financial...

Clinton Cards Finance Director steps down

Paul Salador has stepped down as Finance Director (FD) at gift specialist Clinton Cards, it was announced this afternoon. His resignation will take immediate...

La Senza appoints KPMG for restructuring

High street lingerie retailer La Senza has reportedly appointed accountancy firm KPMG as the fragile economic climate has forced the group to restructure its...

The Portas Review – the 28 recommendations

Retail guru and TV celebrity Mary Portas officially announces her independent review on the future of the UK‘s high streets at 10.30 GMT today....

Blacks confirms takeover interest from Sports Direct

Outdoor fashion & equipment retailer Blacks Leisure has today confirmed that Sports Direct International is one of the companies interested in buying all or...

Can Mary Portas‘ review save the high street?

Prime Minister David Cameron called it a “clear vision of how we can create vibrant and diverse town centres”, but can Mary Portas‘ review...

Scribbler unveils new ‘personalisation‘ website

UK greetings card & gifts retailer Scribbler has launched a new look website this week, giving its customers the opportunity to design their own...

Brighthouse poaches Shop Direct COO

Dave Poole has been confirmed today as the new Credit & Risk Director of rent-to-own-retail specialist Brighthouse, starting early next year. Currently the Chief...

London West End retailers upbeat about Christmas

Retailers in London‘s West End are optimistic about sales over the festive period following a year-on-year increase in footfall of one per cent last...

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,...

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