Tuesday, August 20, 2019

Sports Direct sales rise 13% in recent weeks

Sports products & clothing retailer Sports Direct has announced today a rise in sales and profits over the early part of 2012 and is...

Mothercare‘s Finance Director resigns

Neil Harrington, the Executive Director and Finance Director of parent & baby products retailer Mothercare has today announced he has stepped down from his...

Barclaycard unveils PayTag contactless payment stickers

Global payment business Barclaycard has today unveiled a new contactless payment method which will allow any customer to pay for goods at the point...

WHSmith profits up 3% as sales continue to fall

Variety retailer WHSmith has managed to reduce its costs even further then planned over its first half period, allowing it to yet again produce...

Interview: Darren Williams, Hotel Chocolat’s Head of Retail

Darren Williams says that he started volunteering for the Samaritans seven years ago, while working for Costa Coffee, as a way of finding fulfilment...

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,...

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Webinar: How to turn casual browsers into active buyers

‘Content is King,’ so they say. Yet it remains one of the most underestimated and forgotten parameters in the customer journey. Studies demonstrate that...