Sunday, August 19, 2018

Homebase to shut 42 stores threatening 1500 jobs

Homebase is due to officially announce its CVA plans later today, set to see dozens of stores close and over 1000 jobs threatened
Simba chairman

Ex-Asda CEO appointed Simba chairman

A former chief executive of Asda has been appointed as the non-executive chairman of online mattress retailer Simba.
Timothy Oulton London

Timothy Oulton picks Chelsea for new global flagship store

Timothy Oulton is poised to open the doors to its new worldwide flagship store in London next month.

2000 jobs at risk as new Homebase owners prepare CVA

Homebase is poised to announce plans for a CVA which could see around 60 stores close and 1000 employees face redundancy.

ScS sales hindered by House of Fraser struggles

ScS has reported lacklustre sales growth over the last year as it suffered from poor weather and poor concession sales.

Iceland to open concessions in The Range

Iceland is set to begin selling its frozen food products through concessions in The Range as the pair enter a new partnership.
Travis Perkins update

Travis Perkins lowers profit outlook amid half-year declines

Travis Perkins has lowers profit outlook on the back of a weak DIY market and decline in half-year profits.

Wyevale sells eight largest garden centres to Blue Diamond

Wyevale has agreed to sell its eight largest garden centres to Blue Diamond. The transaction comes after Wyevale parent company Terra Firma appointed property advisors...

B&Q begins recruitment drive for 800 new colleagues

B&Q has started recruiting 800 new members of staff for its kitchen and bathroom showroom areas as it looks to simplify its selling processes. The...

Ikea to open Tottenham Court Road store amid major transformation plans

Ikea has announced plans to open a new inner-city flagship on London’s Tottenham Court Road.

Feature Resource

The retail CMO’s guide to Christmas 2018

Things are tough in retail right now. Administrations, Amazon, CX, AI, a weak pound...it's a lot. But we’re here to spread some Christmas cheer. The retail...