Wednesday, January 23, 2019

Ikea boss talks of ‘tough year‘ as sales dip

The UK Country Manager of flat-pack furniture specialist Ikea has described the last fiscal period as “another tough year” for the retailer. Martin Hansson...

B&Q benefiting from Focus DIY‘s demise

Home & DIY retailer B&Q has today announced encouraging sales figures for its third quarter, and suggested that trading has been boosted by the...

Homewares retailer Butlers plans UK website

Household goods retailer Butlers is set to launch a new UK-based website in the early stages of 2012, Retail Gazette understands. The imminent unveiling...

Wickes appoints ex-Asda COO King as MD

Home & DIY retailer Wickes has today named Simon King as its new Managing Director (MD). The experienced retail executive, who in the past...

Heal‘s to launch transactional mobile site

Upmarket department store Heal‘s will next week join the growing ranks of retailers operating a transactional mobile website. In addition to the new m-commerce...

Kingfisher Task Force to find green business solutions

A new independent task force seeking to outline new opportunities for UK businesses to drive green economic growth has been launched today by the...

Kingfisher names investment banker as new director

B&Q owner Kingfisher has today announced the appointment of investment banker Mark Seligman as its new Senior Independent Director. Currently a senior adviser at...

Laura Ashley CEO to stand down in new year

Fashion and homewares retailer Laura Ashley has announced today that Lillian Tan will retire from her role as CEO at the start of 2012,...

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The Psychology Of Ecommerce

New Year, New You, New eCommerce Tactics? It's far from unusual to see sales slump after the holidays. The beginning of a new year often...