Sunday, January 26, 2020

The Co-operative Group CEO to stand down

The Co-operative Group has today announced that CEO Peter Marks is to retire in May next year after six years in the role. Prior...

Wet weather and store growth dampens Greggs‘ LFLs

High street bakery retailer Greggs has today reported a total sales increase of 4.5 per cent over the half year while like-for-like (LFL) sales...

Poundland ‘slave labour’ case rejected

Work schemes which seek to get unemployed people back into work have been deemed lawful by a High Court judge today following claims by...

East vs West?

It seems that in the last year, there has been a migration East for fashion brands looking to expand into the international market. Those...

Westfield Stratford closed to public this weekend

East London shopping centre Westfield Stratford is to close this Friday and Saturday to all shoppers without Olympic Games tickets, it has been announced...

Holland & Barrett CEO calls for plastic bag ban

Health food retailer Holland & Barrett‘s CEO Peter Aldis has today urged supermarkets to follow his example by banning plastic bags. Last month, Government...

Tesco’s outlook downgraded by S&P

International ratings agency Standard & Poor‘s has downgraded grocery giant Tesco‘s outlook to negative following a decline in profitability, it has been announced today....

Next results boosted by online sales

Clothing and furniture retailer Next has seen total sales rise 4.5 per cent in the first half of its financial year, it has been...

Former La Senza director announced as JJB interim CEO

Sports retail chain JJB Sports has announced ex-La Senza Commercial Director Beverley Williams as interim CEO, it was announced yesterday. Following news last week...

Ethel Austin saved by new buyer

Administrators to British clothing retailer Ethel Austin have sold the brand and 32 of its retail stores to Liric Ltd, a company owned by...

Feature Resource

[Whitepaper] Retail Lessons From China

Did you know? Chinese demographics are much more complex than ‘Gen X/Y/Z’? Instead they’re segmented as: Post-80s, Post-90s, Post-95s, Post-00s. And, while Post-80s and 90s...