Thursday, October 17, 2019
Ikea sales increase 5% amid ongoing transformation

Ikea sales increase 5% amid ongoing transformation

Ikea sales grew to €36.7bn for the 2019 financial year 2019, compared to €34.8bn last year
Eve Sleep CEO merger Simba James Sturrock

Eve Sleep issues profit warning after proposed merger collapses

Eve Sleep has issued a profit warning after its proposed merger with Simba collapsed.
Kingfisher half-year results profits consumer confidence uncertainty B&Q Screwfix

Kingfisher’s records “disappointing” half-year results

Kingfisher has seen a fall in its half-year profits as it recorded a "disappointing" sales performance in the UK
Kingfisher CEO Véronique Laury B&Q Screwfix Thierry Garnier Carrefour

Kingfisher’s outgoing CEO struggles to offload Russian & Iberian sites

Kingfisher chief executive Véronique Laury has said the B&Q and Screwfix owner is struggling to sell its Russian and Iberian arm
Laura Ashley IMG

Laura Ashley hires IMG as licencing partner for China, Hong Kong & Taiwan

Laura Ashley has appointed talent management company IMG as its new licensing partner to exclusively license the retailer
Halfords Graham Stapleton Brexit uncertainty profit warning

Poor weather & economic uncertainty affect Halfords sales

Halfords has recorded a slump in revenues and warned investors that "political and economic uncertainty" will impact customers
Dunelm Nick Wilkinson trading update

Dunelm sales increase amid 40th year celebration

Dunelm has recorded “a strong performance” as sales and profits rise amid its 40th year of trading
Giorgetti picks Fulham Road, Brompton Cross for first UK store

Italian furniture brand Giorgetti picks West London for first UK store

Heritage Italian furniture retailer Giorgetti is set to move in to West London for its first-ever UK store.
YouGov’s brand health rankings dominated by retailers: John Lewis, Ikea and M&S

John Lewis tops YouGov’s brand health rankings for 2nd year running

John Lewis has retained its #1 spot on YouGov’s brand health rankings, scoring well ahead of other retailers like M&S and Ikea.
YouGov’s brand health rankings dominated by retailers: John Lewis, Ikea and M&S

John Lewis enters partnership with Emma Mattress

John Lewis Partnership has entered a partnership with Emma Mattress, making it the UK's first retailer to stock

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