Sunday, October 21, 2018

IKEA plans small-format stores in Australia

A trip to IKEA is like a whole day out for the family but now the Swedish furniture giant is planning on doubling its...

Topps tiles grows market share

Topps Tiles said that like-for-like sales grew in its third quarter, although growth was slower than in the same period the year before. The...

Carpetright‘s profits jump under new leadership

Full year pre-tax profits soared at Carpetright, as the floorings specialist grew like-for-like sales and returned to growth in Europe, due largely in part...

Former Monsoon CEO John Browett to lead Dunelm

Dunelm has announced board changes including the hire of John Browett, former Monsoon Accessorize CEO. As of 1 July, the homewares retailer will see...

From the markets to the high street – which stores are most open to...

Are western shoppers missing out on some great deals? Consumer website MoneySavingExpert surveyed more than 2,500 people on whether they had succeeded in haggling...

Made.com redecorates with homeware magazine Livingetc collaboration

Furniture etailer Made.com has partnered with modern interior design magazine Livingetc to produce eight capsule furniture collections over the next two years. The collaboration...

Halfords rides uphill with revenue over £1bn

Car and bike parts retailer Halfords is in top gear, having seen full year sales, in both its car and cycle businesses, so strong...

IKEA to increase home delivery offering

The traditional family trip to Ikea is being replaced by the convenience of a delivery, straight to the customer‘s door. Where once IKEA.com was...

Screwfix improving Kingfisher‘s revenue

B&Q and Screwfix owner Kingfisher has reported a 0.8% rise in retail profits to £150m in the first three months of the year, hit...

Topps Tiles eyes commercial sector following first half profit rise

In contrast to store closures at big DIY players Homebase and B&Q, Topps Tiles is considering targeting the commercial market once it has reached...

Feature Resource

What will your workforce want and need,  now and in the...

Today's on-demand consumer mentality means businesses now operate in an ‘always-on’ economy. To meet customer demand for 24/7 access to products and services, businesses...