Wednesday, August 5, 2020
Kingfisher plc has announced the appointment of Tony Buffin as a the new non-executive director of Kingfisher with effect from 1 December 2020. Buffin joined Holland and Barrett as chief executive officer during 2019.

Kingfisher sales surge during lockdown

B&Q and Screwfix owner Kingfisher has revealed a surge in sales during lockdown.
Oak Furnitureland's future secured in pre-pack administration deal

Oak Furnitureland’s future secured in pre-pack administration deal

Oak Furnitureland has been acquired by a global investment management firm for an undisclosed sum.
2500 jobs on the line as Travis Perkins shuts down 165 stores

2500 jobs on the line as Travis Perkins shuts down 165 stores

Around 2500 workers are set to lose their jobs at builders' merchant Travis Perkins amid plans to shut down 165 stores.
Harveys & Bensons for Beds inches closer to pre-pack administration deal

Bensons for Beds inches closer to rescue deal, but not Harveys

The parent company of Harveys and Bensons for Beds is reportedly close to launching a major restructure.
Dunelm unveils new concept store

Dunelm unveils new concept store

Dunelm has chosen the West Sussex town of Crawley as the location of its first high street concept store.
Tapi Carpets Martin Harris

Tapi Carpets backers invest £16m to support battle against Carpetright

Tapi Carpets shareholders including Lord Harris of Peckham have injected £16 million into the carpet retailer to support it..
Coronavirus drives B&M's full year sales jump

B&M to reveal full year sales jump thanks to Covid-19

B&M is expected to reveal strong trading at the end of the past financial year after it was boosted by the stockpiling.
Growth in Tupperware-style shopping intensifies over lockdown

Growth in Tupperware-style shopping intensifies over lockdown

Retailers and well-known brands that have branched out to direct-to-consumer social shopping all posted significant sales uptick.
Wren Kitchens back on track with expansion plans

Wren Kitchens back on track with expansion plans

Wren Kitchens has announced it is back on track with its expansion plans, and confirmed plans to open its 100th UK showroom.
Topps Tiles SALE HEAD OFFICE

Topps Tiles sells head office & central warehouses in £18.1m deal

Topps Tiles has agreed to the £18.1 million sale and leaseback of its Leicester head office and central warehouse buildings

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