Wednesday, April 8, 2020

Halfords Q3 sales flat

Bicycle & car parts retailer Halfords recorded flat sales in the 15 weeks to January 11th 2013, its interim management statement has revealed. Like-for-like...

Retail multiples‘ store numbers flat in 2012

Multiple retailers kept their store numbers flat in 2012 despite high numbers of administrations, according to recent research. Following a year in which retail...

Canon “disappointed” at Jessops administration

Photography supplier Canon has expressed disappointment at the collapse into administration of Jessops, following claims that a credit squeeze by suppliers contributed to the...

RPI reforms rejected

Potential reforms to the way the Retail Price Index (RPI) is calculated have been rejected, the Office for National Statistics (ONS) has announced. Following...

M&S LFLs fall 1.8% over Xmas

High street retailer Marks and Spencer (M&S) has seen like-for-like (LFL) sales fall by 1.8 per cent in a disappointing Christmas, it has been...

Greggs full year LFLs fall as Xmas disappoints

High street bakery retailer Greggs saw like-for-like (LFL) sales decline 2.9 per cent during the Christmas trading period, it has been announced today. Blaming...

Jessops enters administration

Photographic retailer Jessops has entered administration today, following “significant decline in its core marketplace and… reducing confidence in UK retail”, according to administrators PricewaterhouseCoopers...

Majestic Wine Xmas sales rise 5.1%

UK wine specialist Majestic Wine saw total UK store sales rise 5.1 per cent during the Christmas trading period, new figures released today reveal....

December spending drops 1.7%

Consumer spending fell 1.7 per cent year-on-year in December with the high street hit particularly hard, according to new research from Visa Europe. The...

High street LFLs up 1.9% last month

High street like-for-like sales edged up 1.9 per cent in December as retailers sought to protect margins while consumers hunted for bargains, according to...

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7 best practices for selling on marketplaces

To sell more online, you must have a marketplace presence. Of course, you already know this. What you may not be aware of is the...