Wednesday, September 23, 2020

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,...

JJB Sports reports £100m loss in full year

Struggling sports retailer JJB Sports has tried to offset worrying news of big losses and sliding full-year sales this morning with the announcement of...

JJB Sports in talks with potential investors

Sports retail chain JJB Sports has confirmed today that it is on the verge of securing new financing for its struggling operations. Reportedly, a...

Reactions to the government‘s Portas report response

The government announced today its official response to the high street recommendations made by Mary Portas last year, and though its aim to support...

Clintons plans turnaround as sales dip 1.1%

Gifting & card retailer Clintons has today announced a major overhaul of its executive and non-executive board at the same time as revealing challenging...

Mothercare to accelerate store closures

Analysts now expect baby & parent products retailer Mothercare to cut even more stores from its UK property portfolio than previously announced, the Financial...

Robertson steps down as BRC Director General

Retail industry representative group the British Retail Consortium (BRC) has confirmed today that its Director General Stephen Robertson will be standing down in December....

New fraud threat to Barclays contactless cards

Millions of Barclays customers could be exposed to fraud as a new technique for stealing account details from contactless payment cards has been revealed....

WHSmith to introduce contactless payments

Major high street retailer WHSmith has announced today that it will be introducing contactless payment terminals at a number of its travel stores over...

Poundland acquires eight ex-Peacocks stores

Discount retailer Poundland is to create an additional 220 jobs for the retail sector after acquiring eight former Peacocks stores, it was announced today....

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The new festive shopping report

Find out what consumers are looking for in their seasonal shopping experience in our New Normal Festive Shopping Report. Get insights from our poll of 2,000...