Dobbies Garden Centres Graeme Jenkins Andrew Bracey

Dobbies bucks retail trend as sales reach £252m amid lockdown

Dobbies Garden Centres has reported a sales rise of 51 per cent to £252 million in the 53 weeks to March 1, 2020.
Pets At Home upgrades profits forecast for the 4th time since September

Pets At Home upgrades profits forecast for the 4th time since September

Pets At Home has upgraded its profits guidance for the City for the fourth time since September, as the pandemic boost (...)
Made.com hires advisers for a £1bn stock market listing

Made.com hires advisers for a £1bn stock market listing

Made.com is closing in on a London stock market listing worth up to £1 billion after picking a trio of investment banks to (...)
Homeware demand buoys "resilient" Ikea after stores closed in lockdown

Surge in online sales at Ikea helps offset impact from lockdown

Ikea has hailed “resilient” trading over the past year as soaring demand for homeware from locked-down shoppers helped (...)
Home Bargains trading update expansion

New store openings help Home Bargains reach £2.8bn in turnover

Home Bargains has witnessed a 13 per cent increase in its turnover to £2.8 billion in the year to June 30, 2020.
Halfords launches petition to allow e-scooters on roads amid rising demand

Halfords launches petition to allow e-scooters on roads amid rising demand

Halfords has launched a a petition to call for a change in the law to allow e-scooters to be ridden on public roads amid rising (...)
Sustainable demand prompts surge in eBay's refurbished furniture sales

Sustainable demand prompts surge in eBay’s refurbished furniture sales

New data from eBay reveals that more customers than ever before are choosing to buy sustainable homewares, driving a (...)
Dunelm Will Adderley Bill Adderley Jean Adderley stake

Dunelm deputy chair Will Adderley to sell £210m stake

Dunelm deputy chair Will Adderley is selling a £211 million stake in the business to "broaden his investment portfolio".
Cox & Cox full year sales skyrocket 75% after final quarter surge

Cox & Cox full year sales skyrocket 75%

Cox & Cox has reported another strong year of growth, bolstered by soaring sales in the Christmas quarter and (...)
Made.com mulls stock market listing

Made.com mulls stock market listing

Made.com is reportedly the latest ecommerce retailer exploring plans for a potential stock market flotation, a move that (...)

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