Transformation plan drives Argos growth

The owner of Homebase and Argos says the group has had ‘a good first half‘ with sales up across both businesses. Home Retail Group...

Ikea grow sales and increase share in ‘almost all markets’

The world‘s largest furniture retailer, Ikea, grew sales by 3.1 per cent in the last year as it increased its market share across its...

CEO of Carpetright steps down

A fall in profits appears to have cost CEO Darren Shapland his job at one of the UK‘s leading flooring retailers Carpetright. Like-for-like sales...

Matalan to recruit over 4,000 Christmas temp jobs

Value fashion and homeware retailer Matalan will recruit over 4,000 temporary sales assistant jobs in preparation for the busy Christmas period. The extra employees...

Londoners spend a third more on home and DIY than those in the North.

Londoners spend a third more on home and DIY than those in the North of England, a new study from Sainsbury‘s reveals. Time pressed...

Morphy Richards hires Savvy Marketing as lead marketing agency

Morphy Richards has appointed Savvy Marketing as lead strategic marketing agency as it plans to improve brand planning and positioning. The process of choosing...

Wickes extends TalkSport sponsorship deal

Home improvement retailer Wickes has extended its four year sponsorship with TalkSport, the world‘s biggest sports radio station, for another year. The deal will...

Home Retail Group boss to step down next year

Home Retail Group Chief Executive Terry Duddy has announced he is to step down from the role in July 2014. Duddy, who has been...

Cath Kidston’s Shanghai store sales up 200%

International expansion across the Far-East is going well for homeware design company Cath Kidston as it announced a surge in weekly sales in its...

Homebase set up Gardening Academy

Homebase is to launch a new Garden Academy apprenticeship scheme in a bid to inspire a next generation of UK gardeners. The academy, for...

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Visual Transformation: Creating High-Impact Customer Experiences

In the digital age, consumers expect a customer journey that goes above and beyond. With this in mind, Magento has partnered with Zmags to...