Thursday, February 21, 2019

Christmas build-up boosts Waitrose sales 5.2%

Sales at upmarket grocer Waitrose for the week to November 26th 2011 were up 5.2 per cent on last year as customers rushed to...

Boxpark brings ‘fresh twist‘ to London retail

Pop-up mall Boxpark opened in Shoreditch, east London on Saturday (December 3rd 2011), offering the capital city‘s shoppers a new retail concept. The brainchild...

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...

Apps and m-sites to battle it out in 2012

Retailers using multichannel operations to market themselves in 2012 are set to use either apps for smartphones or m-sites to entice customers, according to...

Everything Everywhere appoints new sales chief

Telecommunications firm Everything Everywhere has announced the appointment of a new Chief Sales Officer, with Marc Allera beginning in the role today. Reporting to...

John Lewis sales leap 10.5% in week

Department store group John Lewis announced today that this week‘s sales are up 10.5 per cent year-on-year, with the retailer benefiting from soft comparisons...

‘Christmas Express‘ launches at Debenhams

Department store group Debenhams has today announced the launch of an express shopping service over Christmas as the retailer gears up for the busy...

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...

New Chairman takes over at Tesco

Long-serving Tesco Chairman David Reid officially steps down from the role at the UK‘s leading grocer today, to be succeeded by Sir Richard Broadbent....

Station retail sales continue to soar

Retail sales at stations across the UK grew significantly in the third quarter of the year, as rail terminals continued to benefit from investment...

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Your guide to thriving in the Amazon era

Surviving the Amazon Effect Amazon’s move into the business-to-business market is having a profound impact on many manufacturers and wholesale distributors—even those that do not...