Friday, September 25, 2020

Hammerson to redevelop Centrale shopping centre

A detailed planning application to expand and redevelop the Centrale shopping centre in Croydon has been submitted for consideration, it was revealed today. Property...

Mothercare poaches Lovefilm CEO for its top job

Simon Calver has today been announced as the new CEO of baby & parent products retailer Mothercare, ending a four month search for someone...

Mothercare to launch collection from Jools Oliver

Baby & parent products retailer Mothercare has announced today a new partnership with Jools Oliver, the wife of celebrity chef Jamie Oliver. As part...

Halfords starts marketing push to boost sales

Bike and car parts retailer Halfords has today unveiled a new TV advertising campaign and a new consumer communications deal as it attempts to...

Co-op doubles apprenticeship numbers

Mutual retail group The Co-operative (Co-op) has announced today that it will be hiring 800 new apprentices this year, double the intake of 2011....

Morrisons paid £40 million to take on Best Buy stores

A ‘reverse premium‘ payment of £40 million has been paid to supermarket group Morrisons in the deal which has seen it take over the...

Kiddicare acquires 10 of the Best Buy stores

Ten of the 11 large out-of-town retail outlets currently owned by US based electricals specialist Best Buy have been sold to online parent &...

WHSmith maintains profits while sales slip 5%

The script remains unchanged for high street retailer WHSmith; as today it reports a fall in sales over the Christmas period while still remaining...

Tourist spending in the UK jumps 600% in a decade

Spending on retail goods by visitors to the UK increased by 20 per cent year-on-year in December, the highest growth in a decade, new...

Only 13% of Woolworths units now vacant

Three years after its liquidation, the percentage of units formerly occupied by Woolworths which still lie vacant has more than halved in the last...

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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...