Tuesday, August 20, 2019

Sales flat and profits down at Signet‘s UK arm

Jewellery retail group Signet today reported strong sales for its third quarter, although the company‘s growth continues to be driven by its US division....

Sales flat and profits down at Signet‘s UK arm

Jewellery retail group Signet today reported strong sales for its third quarter, although the company‘s growth continues to be driven by its US division....

M&S signs new supply chain deal with JDA

High street retailing giant Marks & Spencer (M&S) has confirmed today that it has purchased a number of new solutions from supply chain specialists...

Mothercare’s £81m loss forces review of UK business

Poor UK trading for maternity and baby products retailer Mothercare meant it suffered large losses in the first half of its financial year despite...

Co-op continues portfolio expansion

Mutual retailer The Co-operative Group has announced today that it is to acquire three new stores currently operating as Budgens, with plans to convert...

Poundland to offer 2,000 festive jobs

Discount retailer Poundland is to recruit 2,000 temporary employees in the run up to Christmas, it has been announced today. The retailer, which claims...

Staples sees European sales fall 12%

US based office supplies, furniture and technology retailer Staples has today announced an international sales fall of $1.3 billion (£818.7 million) for its third...

Bibby completes Costcutter takeover

Convenience retail chain Costcutter has been acquired by business investment firm and majority shareholder Bibby Line Group, it was announced late yesterday. Bibby now...

IFB highlights importance of family firms in retail

Family firms account for 77 per cent of private retail and wholesale businesses in the UK, according to research released today. The Institute for...

Majestic Wine profits rise 20% before sales dip

The first half of wine specialist Majestic Wine‘s full financial year saw profits grow 20 per cent on the back of a like-for-like (LFL)...

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