Thursday, February 21, 2019

A defence of retail apprenticeships

Just how much the retail sector contributes to the UK‘s economic success is often overlooked. It generates eight per cent of our GDP and...

Practical implications of governments high street plans

Now that the dust has settled on the government‘s response to the Portas report, Sarah Easton casts her legal eye over how the high...

Mothercare to close another 111 UK stores by 2015

Baby & parent products retailer Mothercare has unveiled the latest stage in its turnaround programme which will see its UK store portfolio shrink to...

UK retail sales up 1.3% in sunny March

Retail sales rebounded from an underlying drop in February to rise year-on-year in March, according to new research, however the performance was helped by...

Halfords retail sales slump in “challenging year”

Despite a slight overall improvement during the fourth quarter, full-year revenues for bicycle & car parts retailer Halfords fell annually by 0.8 per cent,...

JJB Sports reports £100m loss in full year

Struggling sports retailer JJB Sports has tried to offset worrying news of big losses and sliding full-year sales this morning with the announcement of...

JJB Sports in talks with potential investors

Sports retail chain JJB Sports has confirmed today that it is on the verge of securing new financing for its struggling operations. Reportedly, a...

Reactions to the government‘s Portas report response

The government announced today its official response to the high street recommendations made by Mary Portas last year, and though its aim to support...

Clintons plans turnaround as sales dip 1.1%

Gifting & card retailer Clintons has today announced a major overhaul of its executive and non-executive board at the same time as revealing challenging...

Mothercare to accelerate store closures

Analysts now expect baby & parent products retailer Mothercare to cut even more stores from its UK property portfolio than previously announced, the Financial...

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E-Commerce Guide To Customer Lifecycle, AI & Personalization

Key e-commerce strategies for 2019 Whether you’re just adding the finishing touches to your marketing plan for this year, or you haven’t even begun, Kickstart...