Cath Kidston eyes Spanish growth

Fashion and homewares specialist Cath Kidston is to expand into Spain as it enters talks to roll-out concessions across the country‘s biggest department store...

DFS profits up amid refinancing

Upholstered furniture retailer DFS has successful refinanced the business after reporting a strong first half, it has been announced today. EBITDA increased 9.9 per...

Kingfisher appoints new Screwfix CEO

Home and DIY retail group Kingfisher has today announced the appointment of Andrew Livingston as new CEO of home & DIY retailer Screwfix. Livingston,...

Ikea resumes sausage sales

Flat-pack furniture specialist Ikea is to resume sales of its wiener sausages after DNA analysis showed no indication of horsemeat traces, it has been...

Dreams acquired by Sun European

Bed retailer Dreams has been acquired by private equity firm Sun European Partners, securing new investment and saving nearly 2,000 jobs, it has been...

Kingfisher LFLs fall 5.8% in Q4

Home and DIY retail group Kingfisher saw like-for-like (LFL) sales in the UK & Ireland dip 5.8 per cent in its final quarter due...

Wickes starts year with 7.6% LFL decline

DIY specialist Wickes has seen like-for-like (LFL) sales dip 7.6 per cent since the start of the year as poor weather conditions continued to...

B&Q Ireland calls in Examiner

Home and DIY retailer B&Q Ireland, a wholly-owned subsidiary of retail group Kingfisher, has called in an Examiner in a bid to save the...

Carpetright UK LFLs rise 3.2%

Carpet, flooring & homewares specialist Carpetright saw UK like-for-like (LFL) sales rise 3.2 per cent in its third quarter, it has been announced today....

Ikea sales increase 9.5%

Flat-pack furniture specialist Ikea‘s total sales grew by 9.5 per cent in the last year after adjustment for currency impact, it was revealed today....

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eCommerce Returns: Consumer Trends and the Impact on Retailers

Consumers buying online can equal higher volumes of product returns! Whistl has reviewed recent research and outlined the change in consumer eCommerce buying trends...