Wednesday, June 16, 2021
Dreams acquired by Tempur Sealy in £340m deal

Dreams acquired by Tempur Sealy in £340m deal

Dreams is to be acquired by Tempur Sealy from Sun European Partners for an expected purchase price of approximately £340m.
Made.com launches £1bn IPO

Made.com pushes ahead with £1bn stock market float

// Made.com begins process to float on London's main stock market // The move could value it at £1bn // Money raised from the IPO would...
Homebase

Homebase reveals first new store in 6 years

Homebase has opened its first new store in six years in the town of Cheltenham, Gloucestershire.
Travis Perkins makes disability inclusion pledge

Travis Perkins makes disability inclusion pledge

Travis Perkins has announced a new pledge for disability inclusion after joining The Valuable 500 last year.
Simba trading update covid-19 pandemic lockdown

Simba sales skyrocket 295% as Brits invest in sleep during lockdown

Simba has recorded its highest-ever first quarter sales and profits after consumers continued to invest heavily in their sleep during the Covid-19 pandemic.
Cox & Cox

Cox & Cox revenue rises but warns of stock shortage

Cox & Cox has recorded a net revenue increase of 167 per cent in its first quarter.
Kingfisher hikes forecast as quarterly sales skyrocket

Kingfisher hikes forecast as quarterly sales skyrocket

The parent company of B&Q and Screwfix has hiked its profit forecast as the DIY boom continues to see its sales and (...)
Dunelm improves profit outlook again as sales skyrocket 59%

Dunelm improves profit outlook again as sales skyrocket 59%

Dunelm has said full-year profits will smash City expectations after seeing sales soar in the wake of store reopenings, and as (...)
Topps Tiles back in profit despite a dip in sales

Topps Tiles back in profit despite a dip in sales

Topps Tiles has swung back into profit during a half-year period which it said reflected “two distinct and contrasting periods of trading”.
Ikea Topshop flagship administration arcadia acquisition

Ikea plans to take over Topshop’s London flagship: A Swede deal?

Ikea recently announced a serious interest in acquiring the iconic site of the now-former Topshop flagship on London's Oxford Street (...)

Feature Resource

True impact of Covid-19 on retailers

Retail Ecommerce Fraud & Payments Survey Last year was turbulent for retail merchants. Physical stores were forced online and ecommerce sales reached new heights. In...