Saturday, April 20, 2019

UK Christmas sales growth better than in Europe

While many UK traders found the crucial Christmas trading period difficult, new research suggests that business was more buoyant on these shores than in...

Go Outdoors launches mobile loyalty scheme

Outdoor clothing, equipment and camping retailer Go Outdoors has today unveiled a new customer loyalty programme specifically for iPhone users. With the help of...

CBI: February retail sales well above expectations

A stabilising of UK sales this month was a much better than expected performance from the retail sector, a new report reveals. Figures produced...

Sir David Michels steps down from M&S board

Leading high street retailer Marks & Spencer (M&S) has announced today that Jan du Plessis will takeover from Sir David Michels as the group‘s...

Pawnbroker Albemarle & Bond sees profits rise 12%

Retail financial service provider Albemarle & Bond posted half-year gross profits of £36.5 million this morning, reflecting strong trading for the business at a...

JJB Sports cuts costs but full-year sales slip 13%

Despite an improvement during the second half of its financial year, a trading update released today shows like-for-like sales at sporting goods retailer JJB...

Asian tourist spend in the UK rose 34% in 2011

A continuing economic boom in Asia has fuelled a significant rise in the level of retail spending by tourists visiting the UK, new research...

Sports Direct sees double-digit boost to gross profits

Sports retail group Sports Direct has today reported a 10.2 per cent rise in gross profits during its last financial quarter to total £184.4...

Profits slump at Thorntons as store sales drop 7.9%

Chocolate specialist Thorntons saw its profits decline by more than half during the first six months of its turnaround period, results released today reveal....

Hammerson to redevelop Centrale shopping centre

A detailed planning application to expand and redevelop the Centrale shopping centre in Croydon has been submitted for consideration, it was revealed today. Property...

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The retailer buyer’s guide to managing product information

You come to the realization that there is a lot of duplicate work going on across your company. Manufacturing, sales, marketing and e-commerce are...