Ikea resumes sausage sales

Flat-pack furniture specialist Ikea is to resume sales of its wiener sausages after DNA analysis showed no indication of horsemeat traces, it has been...

Dreams acquired by Sun European

Bed retailer Dreams has been acquired by private equity firm Sun European Partners, securing new investment and saving nearly 2,000 jobs, it has been...

Kingfisher LFLs fall 5.8% in Q4

Home and DIY retail group Kingfisher saw like-for-like (LFL) sales in the UK & Ireland dip 5.8 per cent in its final quarter due...

Wickes starts year with 7.6% LFL decline

DIY specialist Wickes has seen like-for-like (LFL) sales dip 7.6 per cent since the start of the year as poor weather conditions continued to...

B&Q Ireland calls in Examiner

Home and DIY retailer B&Q Ireland, a wholly-owned subsidiary of retail group Kingfisher, has called in an Examiner in a bid to save the...

Carpetright UK LFLs rise 3.2%

Carpet, flooring & homewares specialist Carpetright saw UK like-for-like (LFL) sales rise 3.2 per cent in its third quarter, it has been announced today....

Ikea sales increase 9.5%

Flat-pack furniture specialist Ikea‘s total sales grew by 9.5 per cent in the last year after adjustment for currency impact, it was revealed today....

Matalan EBITDA up as revenue falls

Fashion and homewares retailer Matalan has seen EBITDA increase 8.6 per cent to £45.3 million in its third quarter despite a decline in total...

Dunelm sales up 13.4%

Homewares retailer Dunelm recorded sales growth of 13.4 per cent in its half-yearly trading statement, issued today. In a successful half year for the...

Andy Halford becomes M&S non-executive director

Andy Halford is to join the board of Marks and Spencer as a non-executive director, it was announced today. Mr Halford, the Chief Financial...

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The retailer buyer’s guide to managing product information

You come to the realization that there is a lot of duplicate work going on across your company. Manufacturing, sales, marketing and e-commerce are...