Wednesday, November 13, 2019

Ikea “deeply regrets” forced labour

Flat-pack furniture specialist Ikea said today that it “deeply regrets” using political and criminal prisoners in former Communist East Germany in the 1970s. After...

B&Q to unveil Christmas ad

Home and DIY retailer B&Q has announced that it will launch its annual Christmas advertising campaign tomorrow. Appearing alongside the tagline ‘Make it Perfect‘,...

Ikea UK sales rise to £1.23bn amid investment

Flat-pack furniture specialist Ikea has today reported a total sales rise of 6.3 per cent to £1.23 billion in the UK & Ireland, its...

Dreams Chairman departs

Bed retailer Dreams has today announced the departure of Chairman Steve Johnson, who is leaving the company after less than a year and a...

Home retail market shrank £9.02bn during recession

The UK home retail market shrank by £9.02 billion during the recession, according to new figures released today. Retail analysts Conlumino conducted research on...

Record profits for DFS in full-year

Upholstered furniture retailer DFS has seen record profits in its full year as EBITDA increased 2.5 per cent to £82 million despite a total...

Carpetright LFLs rise 0.6% in Q2

Carpet, flooring & homewares specialist Carpetright has today reported a slight increase in like-for-like (LFL) sales, which rose 0.6 per cent over its second...

Homebase ad banned by watchdog

Home & DIY retailer Homebase has been warned by the Advertising Standards Authority that its current adverts giving details of discounts offers must be...

Travis Perkins LFLs fall 7% in Q3

Building merchant and DIY retail specialist group Travis Perkins has reported a like-for-like sales dip of seven per cent over its third quarter as...

B&Q confirms 220 job losses

Home and DIY retailer B&Q has today confirmed 220 redundancies across its head office team as it seeks to reshape its main structure and...

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Discover 10 ways to retain mobile shoppers at checkout Optimise your mobile checkout experience Seventy percent of online shoppers who add a product to their cart...