Tuesday, November 21, 2017

Carpetright lowers profit expectations as sales edge up

Flooring specialist Carpetright has seen sales edge up over the last six months amid “volatile” markets in Europe and the UK, forcing it to drop its profit expectations.
BrightHouse reimburse

BrightHouse to reimburse customers following FCA review

BrightHouse has announced a customer redress scheme after a by the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) that identified some of its legacy processes.
Habitat mini

Habitat expands mini stores format after successful trial

Habitat has announced plans to roll out its mini store format inside four Sainsbury's supermarkets by November after a successful trial in six locations.

Bunnings on track with major business investment in the UK

Bunnings has announced ambitious expansion plans for the UK seeking to open over 100 stores in the next five to eight years.
Travis Perkins

Travis Perkins sees sales rise thanks to inflation

Travis Perkins has seen a jump in growth thanks to inflation driven prices and is on track to meet full year expectations, despite remaining cautious.

Smeg opens first ever retail store in London

Iconic kitchen appliances brand Smeg has opened its first-ever standalone store in UK with a flagship in central London.
Flying Tiger

Flying Tiger’s former UK boss returns to boardroom

The man who helped bring Flying Tiger Copenhagen to the UK has been appointed executive chairman of the retailer less than a year after he sold his stake in the business.
Gilliant Drakeford

Ikea’s Gillian Drakeford latest to pressure government on Brexit

Ikea UK’s country manager Gillian Drakeford has become the latest leading retail figure to apply pressure to the government over Brexit negotiations.
Wayfair General Manager

5 Minutes With Martin Reiter, General Manager, Wayfair

Ahead of the November launch of Wayfair's new campaign featuring ITV's Lorraine Kelly, we spoke to the brand's general manager, Martin Reiter, for this week's '5 Minutes With' profile.
Dunelm update

Dunelm like-for-likes spike as revenues jump 24.8%

Dunelm's like-for-likes jumped 9.3 per cent in its last quarter, boosted by "favourable" weather and a surge in online sales.

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