Pre-tax profits at Carpetright plummet 33.3%

Flooring chain Carpetright has reported an expected 33.3 per cent drop in underlying pre-tax profits as UK sales declined 2.2 per cent for the...

Sir Stuart Rose appointed Chairman of Duvet & Pillow Warehouse

Retail veteran Sir Stuart Rose has been appointed Chairman of etailer Duvet & Pillow Warehouse. Rose, who was credited for selling the most duvets...

Retail sales up 1.8% year-on-year

Retail sales continued to show growth last month, rising 1.8 per cent compared with the same period last year. The results were driven by...

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...

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