Saturday, August 18, 2018
Ikea plastic

Ikea to remove single-use plastic straws in war on plastic

Ikea has pledged to remove all single-use plastic straws from its product range and restaurants by the start of October.

Dunelm to see profits drop as “disappointing” footfall bites

Dunelm has taken a hit to its profits following over the last quarter as "disappointing" footfall takes its toll.
DFS update

DFS issues warning over full-year earnings

DFS has issued a warning over its full-year earnings as a result of the recent heatwave denting sales and delays in shipments.

Embattled Perfect Home sold to Elliott Capital affiliate

Embattled rent-to-own retailer Perfect Home has been sold to Brixworth Investments, safeguarding nearly 300 jobs.

Edinburgh Woollen Mill withdraws Wyevale bid

Edinburgh Woollen Mill Group (EWM) has now withdrawn from talks with Wyevale over a potential takeover bid.
Luxury Brand

Matchesfashion launches homeware range

Matchesfashion has broken into the homeware sector, launching a range of luxury interior design pieces on its site.
Philip Day Wyevale

Retail mogul Philip Day mulls takeover bid for Wyevale

Edinburgh Woollen Mill Group is looking at the possibility of acquiring Wyevale Garden Centres.
Topps Tiles update

Topps Tiles blames “weaker consumer environment” for Q3 sales dip

Topps Tiles has taken a bit of a hit in third quarter like-for-like sales, which it blamed on "weaker consumer environment".
Eve Sleep

Eve Sleep shares crash 60% amid profit warning and CEO departure

Eve Sleep has suffered a massive share price crash as its chief executive quits alongside a profit warning.

Homebase to consider CVA threatening hundreds more jobs

Homebase is reportedly considering launching a CVA which could see up to 40 stores shut and hundreds of staff be made redundant.

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...