Sunday, November 19, 2017
Ikea UK update

Ikea records sixth consecutive year of growth in the UK

Swedish home and furniture retailer Ikea has recorded its sixth consecutive year of growth in the UK in its latest full year report.
Children in need

JD Outdoors launches Children In Need campaign

JD Outdoors has launched a charity campaign in aid of Children In Need with stars including Louise Redknapp and Rebecca Adlington pledging their support.
Bunnings IT

Dixons Carphone poaches Bunnings IT exec Henrietta Baring

Bunnings' head of IT transformation Henrietta Baring has quit the DIY retailer to join Dixons Carphone as its new IT director.
Argos fulfilment centre

Argos opens 2 new fulfilment centres to increase Fast Track deliveries

Argos has opened two brand new fulfilment centres in Birmingham and Reading aimed at increasing its Fast Track delivery capabilities.

BrightHouse bondholders close to takeover

BrightHouse’s bondholders have given the retailer a week to come to a debt-for-equity deal for the struggling business.

Bunnings sees double-digit sales drop amid turbulent UK introduction

Home and DIY retailer Bunnings has endured a “difficult” start to life in the UK as its sales see a double-digit decline across the country.  

Carpetright lowers profit expectations as sales edge up

Flooring specialist Carpetright has seen sales edge up over the last six months amid “volatile” markets in Europe and the UK, forcing it to drop its profit expectations.
BrightHouse reimburse

BrightHouse to reimburse customers following FCA review

BrightHouse has announced a customer redress scheme after a by the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) that identified some of its legacy processes.
Habitat mini

Habitat expands mini stores format after successful trial

Habitat has announced plans to roll out its mini store format inside four Sainsbury's supermarkets by November after a successful trial in six locations.

Bunnings on track with major business investment in the UK

Bunnings has announced ambitious expansion plans for the UK seeking to open over 100 stores in the next five to eight years.

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