Wednesday, February 20, 2019
Dunelm Brexit

Dunelm like-for-likes & profits spike

Dunelm has joined the rank of retailers that has started to stockpile products due to continued Brexit uncertainty.
Ikea Greenwich

Ikea officially opens new Greenwich store

Ikea's first full-sized big-box format store in London in 14 years has finally opened.
Wyevale

Another 6 Wyevale Garden Centres sold off

Wyevale has confirmed that it has sold another six of its stores as part of an ongoing scheme to trim down its estate.
Ikea UK boss

Ikea’s UK boss appointed US retail manager

Javier Quinones is poised to become the new head of Ikea's retail operations on the other side of the Atlantic.
Made.com

Made.com reveals 34% revenue increase amid flagship opening

Made.com has reported record results for 2018, with total revenue of £173 million up 37 per cent year-on-year.
Brighthouse

Brighthouse slashes 350 jobs as it faces store closures

Brighthouse is closing 30 stores resulting in 350 job cuts amid the challenging conditions of the high street.
Carpetright CFO

Carpetright’s longtime CFO Neil Page steps down

Carpetright has announced its chief financial officer Neil Page will retire this month after serving more than 10 years.
Ikea rental

Ikea to trial furniture rental scheme

Ikea is set to introduce a new customer service initiative in the form of leasing furniture.
Mike Ashley ScS

Mike Ashley buys Sofa.com for “nominal sum”

Mike Ashley has fought off competition and completed his purchase of Sofa.com for an undisclosed sum.
Mike Ashley ScS

Mike Ashley in pole position to buy Sofa.com as ScS ends talks

ScS has said it was "no long in discussions" to buy Sofa.com, effectively placing Mike Ashley in pole position.

Feature Resource

E-Commerce Guide To Customer Lifecycle, AI & Personalization

Key e-commerce strategies for 2019 Whether you’re just adding the finishing touches to your marketing plan for this year, or you haven’t even begun, Kickstart...