Thursday, October 29, 2020
Dobbies Graeme Jenkins new store

Dobbies enters convenience market with launch of Little Dobbies

Dobbies has announced the development of its first small format store, Little Dobbies, which is set to launch in November.
DIY boom sees sales recover at Wickes owner Travis Perkins

Travis Perkins reaps rewards of DIY boom as sales recover

Wickes parent company Travis Perkins has revealed a sales bounce back in the third quarter.
Dunelm posts 37% rise in Q1 sales

Dunelm posts 37% rise in Q1 sales

Dunelm saw sales rise by over a third for most recent quarter, with digital sales were up 12 per cent year-on-year.
Bensons for Beds puts Black Friday to bed by switching to “Black November”

Bensons for Beds puts Black Friday to bed by switching to “Black November”

Bensons for Beds has announced that it will scrap Black Friday promotions this year.
AO establishes new partnership with Armed Forces charity SSAFA

AO establishes new partnership with Armed Forces charity SSAFA

AO begins new charity work with SSAFA supplying white goods to beneficiaries.
Ikea to open 50 new stores worldwide despite online surge

Ikea eyes 50 new stores worldwide – 30 of which will open next year

Ikea has revealed plans to open a record number of stores around the world despite a dramatic shift to online shopping.
Homebase launches UK’s first "Green Aisle"

Homebase launches UK’s first “green aisle”

Homebase has launched of the UK's first "green aisle" to showcase a range of energy efficient and environmentally friendly items.
Emma Mattress Andreas Westendoerpf

Emma Mattress hires chief technology officer to launch new IT platform

Emma Mattress has appointed a new chief technology officer in an effort to strengthen its management team and establish a new..
Kingfisher B&Q Screwfix Thierry Garnier

B&Q owner Kingfisher sells Russian division for £73m

Kingfisher has offloaded its Castorama division in Russia to domestic chain Maxidom in a £73 million deal.
Travis Perkins Wickes Stuart Chambers

Travis Perkins chairman Stuart Chambers to exit

Travis Perkins non-executive chairman Stuart Chambers has informed the board that he plans to step down from his role.

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