‘Endemic‘ problem on high street

Six high street furniture and carpet retailers have been accused of misleading their customers through inflated reference pricing. The Office of Fair Trading (OFT)...

Dreams hire Mike Logue as new CEO

Bed retailer Dreams has appointed Mike Logue as its new Chief Executive Officer as it seeks to recover from recent administration. Logue, who was...

Cath Kidston announces record year for Group Sales

Home furnishings retailer Cath Kidston has announced a strong surge in sales in its full year results as it continued its expansion into the...

Ikea appoints Gillian Drakeford as UK and Ireland Country Manager

Ikea has appointed Gillian Drakeford to the role of country manager for the UK and Ireland. She will take up the position on Thursday,...

Screwfix sales drives Kingfisher growth

Kingfisher has revealed that total sales across its UK home improvement stores increased 3.6 per cent during the 10 weeks to 13 July 2013...

Halfords to improve communications and multi-channel with new deal

Automotive retailer Halfords is stepping up its in-store communications in an attempt to become more customer friendly and to support its multichannel strategy. The...

Dunelm reveal 1.7% LFL increases

Homewares retailer Dunelm has revealed like-for-like sales are up 1.7% in its full year but sales fell in the final quarter due to poor...

Topps Tiles like-for-like sales drop by 1.5%

Topps Tiles announced a like-for-like sales drop of 1.5% for the 13 weeks to June 29, 2013 but the retailer returned to growth in...

Sofa.com founders urge tax rethink

A tax on online retailers could negatively impact small business and “hit at the heart of the UK‘s world-leading online retail industry”, experts have...

Laura Ashley LFLs dip 0.6%

Furniture & fashion retailer Laura Ashley has today reported a 0.6 per cent drop in both total and like-for-like (LFL) sales in its first...

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2018 European retail report

New retail study uncovers the cost of queuing Long queues = £14.3 billion in lost sales Did you know how much long queues were costing your...