Wednesday, February 20, 2019

Dwell furnishes continuing expansion

Dwell‘s high street comeback is official. Just two years since being on the brink of collapse, from which it was saved last year when...

Matalan Direct hires Victoria Plum’s Head of Buying

Craig Hadley, Victoria Plum‘s former Head of Buying, will join online furniture retailer MatalanDirect.com as Buying Director. Hadley has been appointed to oversee strategic...

Carpetright on a roll with continued sales growth

Carpetright saw a turnaround in its first half results as both revenues and profits increased across its estate. The flooring retailer saw a 6% increase in its first half pre-tax...

Ikea profits increase as it pushes into new markets

Ikea has recorded growing profits and sales and will continue to expand its global footprint. The Swedish furniture retailer made a net profit of...

Homebase appoints new Retail Operations Director from Tesco

Ewan McMahon has been appointed to the role of Retail Operations Director at Homebase, reporting to Managing Director Echo Lu as part of the...

Topps Tiles continues to grow market share

It was a profitable year for Topps Tiles as the UK‘s largest tile specialist not only increased its profits, but achieved its goal of taking £1...

Kingfisher disappoints with Q3 trading in France, despite UK growth

Kingfisher, parent company to B&Q and Screwfix, has reported another quarter of UK growth, but stagnant trading in France where the economics are somewhat fragile.  The”¯retail group”¯said Q3 trading conditions had...

New Wyevale store blooms in time for Christmas

Thursday saw the grand reopening of the Cardiff Wyevale Garden Centre, which is returning to the chain as a new flagship store.  The original outlet...

Sports Direct calls for general meeting at Findel

Home retail consortium Findel has announced that Sports Direct, headed by Sports Direct owner Mike Ashley, has exercised its right to call a general...

IKEA pilots new click and collect store

IKEA will be opening a click-and-collect store in Norwich today. The new site is located in Sweet Briar Retail Park and is the first...

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E-Commerce Guide To Customer Lifecycle, AI & Personalization

Key e-commerce strategies for 2019 Whether you’re just adding the finishing touches to your marketing plan for this year, or you haven’t even begun, Kickstart...