John Lewis clearance sees 26% sales growth

Department store John Lewis recorded sales growth of 26 per cent in the first full week of clearance, the latest figures have revealed. For...

Waitrose sales up 19.7%

Upmarket grocer Waitrose has enjoyed another successful trading week after a record-breaking Christmas, it was announced today. In the week ending January 5th 2013,...

Retail multiples‘ store numbers flat in 2012

Multiple retailers kept their store numbers flat in 2012 despite high numbers of administrations, according to recent research. Following a year in which retail...

RPI reforms rejected

Potential reforms to the way the Retail Price Index (RPI) is calculated have been rejected, the Office for National Statistics (ONS) has announced. Following...

M&S LFLs fall 1.8% over Xmas

High street retailer Marks and Spencer (M&S) has seen like-for-like (LFL) sales fall by 1.8 per cent in a disappointing Christmas, it has been...

Shop Direct Xmas sales up 5%

Online retailer Shop Direct saw sales leap five per cent over the Christmas period, a new trading update has revealed today. Shop Direct, which...

Tesco sees strongest UK sales growth for 3 years

Supermarket Tesco saw a 1.8 per cent rise in UK like-for-like (LFL) sales over Christmas, its strongest growth rate for three years, it has...

JD Sports sales “robust” as Blacks disappoints

Sporting goods and clothing retailer JD Sports Fashion reported “robust” Christmas trading in financial results published today while outdoor specialist retailer Blacks witnessed “disappointing”...

Canon “disappointed” at Jessops administration

Photography supplier Canon has expressed disappointment at the collapse into administration of Jessops, following claims that a credit squeeze by suppliers contributed to the...

Ted Baker records strong sales

Fashion retailer Ted Baker has reported strong sales growth in the last eight weeks, it has been revealed today. For the eight weeks from...

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The New Age of Consumer Behaviour in Retail 2019 Report

Is retail experiencing a moment of transformation or chaos? The answer to this question depends on who is framing it. Too long has our...