Tuesday, January 18, 2022
Christmas 2021 trading tracker

Christmas trading tracker: how retailers performed over the golden quarter

// Retail Gazette tracks the big retailers' sales performance over Christmas 2021 // The Fragrance Shop and Seasalt among top performing retailers Retailers including M&S, Tesco,...
Holland & Barrett

Holland & Barrett to open 120 stores in Greece, Romania and Bulgaria

Holland & Barrett has signed a new partnership deal to open stores across Greece, Romania and Bulgaria.
The Fragrance Shop

The Fragrance Shop sales rise over Christmas thanks to online demand

The Fragrance Shop has reported strong trading during the Christmas period driven by online performance.
Boots

Bain Capital and CVC join forces for Boots takeover bid

A joint bid has reportedly been placed on Boots by Bain Capital and CVC Capital Partners as they pursue a takeover of the health and beauty retailer.
Specsavers profit more than doubled in the year to the end of February 2021 as it cut costs during the pandemic

Specsavers profits double after cutting staff amid Covid

Specsavers profit more than doubled in the year to the end of February 2021 as it cut costs during the pandemic.
Boots

Boots owner raises full-year guidance as UK business booms

Boots owner Walgreens Boots Alliance (WBA) said it has surpassed expectations for the latest quarter after strong trading in its UK business.
Kate Hudson transitions to advisory role for Fabletics

Kate Hudson transitions to advisory role for Fabletics

Fabletics has announced that co-founder Kate Hudson will be transitioning from principal face of the brand to an advisory role.
Oliver Mennell sits down

Indie Corner: NEOM Organics

NEOM Organics co-founder Oliver Mennell sits down with Retail Gazette to discuss buidling the business and the importance of sustainability.
WHSmith new pharmacy store concept

WHSmith unveils new store format with pharmacy at London Euston station

WHSmith has announced the opening of its new store format at London Euston railway station which features a pharmacy offering for the first time in rail.
John Lewis

John Lewis beauty sales rise in post-lockdown report

John Lewis has recorded an uptick in sales of beauty products this year as UK lockdown restrictions eased.

Feature Resource

The commerce revolution is here!

The P2C report: Radically rethinking commerce Our new report reveals the findings from a survey of 750 senior decision-makers involved in managing product information. Read...