Monday, September 25, 2017
B&Q Kingfisher

B&Q owner Kingfisher profits expected to tumble

Kingfisher is expected to post an uptick in sales when it reports its half-year results this week, but profits are expected to tumble.

Habitat launches click-and-collect operation

Homeware and furniture retailer Habitat has rolled out a new click-and-collect service across the UK at over 2300 locations.
Eve Sleep

Eve Sleep sales skyrockets 126% but profits take a hit

Online bedding retailer Eve Sleep has recorded an increase in pre-tax losses in its first half despite a massive jump in sales.
Dunelm trading update

Dunelm profits crash amid “challenging” retail environment

Dunelm has attributed the costs related to the acquisition of Worldstores and declining store sales for its significant drop in profits in its last financial year.
Eve Sleep

Eve Sleep pens German department store deal

Online bedding retailer Eve Sleep has taken a major step into bricks-and-mortar retail with the signing of a partnership with German department store chain Karstadt.

Dreams abandons £400m sale

The owner of bed and mattress retailer Dreams has scrapped plans for a £400 million deal after negotiations deteriorated.
Argos Christmas

Argos to add 10,000 staff for Christmas rush

Argos is poised to hire more than 10,000 temporary workers for the annual rush over the Christmas season.

Loaf appoints Neil Barley as new chief operating officer

Furniture retailer Loaf has hired Neil Barley to be its new chief operating officer.

Habitat and John Lewis remove products connected to child labour

Habitat and John Lewis have stopped selling certain granite worktops after it was revealed that child labour and slavery may have been used to mine them.
John Browett

Dunelm CEO John Browett makes shock departure

Homeware retailer Dunelm’s chief executive John Browett has made a sudden departure due to “personal reasons” prompting a search for a new leader.

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