Wednesday, September 18, 2019

Clinton Cards names first 44 stores to close

Almost 50 high street stores owned by greeting cards specialist Clinton Cards are set to close in the next week or so, an official...

Waterstones signs Kindle deal with Amazon

Leading bookseller Waterstones has today announced a major new deal with the company once seen as a major threat to its business survival, online...

Clinton Cards to close 350 of its UK stores

Administrators for the beleaguered high street greeting cards specialist Clinton Cards have announced that nearly half of the retailer‘s stores are to be closed...

Halfords ad elicits British nostalgia

Bicycle & car parts retailer Halfords has launched a new advertising campaign based on the feelings elicited by memories of British summertime. Launching this...

Sales at Greggs slip in the wet weather

Store expansion helped total sales at bakery retailer Greggs rise 4.3 per cent over the last quarter, results released today reveal, but its underlying...

Clinton Cards formally enters administration

Troubled high street greeting cards retailer Clinton Cards has formally entered administration this afternoon. The fall of the business was prompted by its largest...

Thorntons sales fall further despite soft comparatives

Total sales at chocolate retailer Thorntons declined by 2.7 per cent year-on-year during its third quarter period, according to results released today. The closure...

Blacks CEO Reynolds set to stand down

Julia Reynolds, the CEO of outdoor equipment & clothing retailer Blacks Leisure, is to leave her position in the coming months, reports today suggest....

Argos hires strategy consultants to spur turnaround

Variety store & catalogue retailer Argos is to embark on a ‘radical overhaul‘ of its business which could see many stores shut, according to...

Comment: A decade of change in shopper marketing

Even a casual observer can see how the in-store retail experience has vastly changed for shoppers over the past decade. Since 2002 we have...

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[eBook] How to Engage Your Retail Employees

A Guide to Retail Employee Engagement 41% of UK retail employees hardly ever look forward to going to work. That makes almost half of retail employees...