Wednesday, April 24, 2019

Majestic Wine total sales rise 8.9%

UK wine specialist Majestic Wine saw total sales increase 8.9 per cent to £280.3 million, according to figures released today. Preliminary results for the...

Chinese tourist spend in UK rises 47%

Chinese shoppers visiting from abroad keen to snap up a luxury handbag bargain have increased their monthly spend to £744 from £666 in five...

Tesco and Dobbies join forces for landmark store

Dobbies, the garden centre specialist, has submitted plans along with grocery retail giant Tesco, for a major redevelopment of a site in King‘s Lynn,...

Holidays herald a sales boost for John Lewis

Two bank holidays, half term and a sports filled summer all helped boost year-on-year sales at department store chain John Lewis by 18.1 per...

WHSmith sales drop 3% in Q3

Trading levels at high street retailer WHSmith declined further during the last quarter, but results released today also show that the business continues to...

Topps Tiles launches new flagship store

Celebrity interior designer Julia Kendall will be at the opening of the new flagship store from DIY retailer Topps Tiles in Milton Keynes this...

Mulberry profits rise 54% in full-year period

British fashion label & retailer Mulberry managed to greatly increase both its sales and profits during the last financial year, results released today showed....

JD Sports: Blacks could make £15m loss this year

New owner of outdoor equipment & clothing retailer Blacks, JD Sports, has reported today that the acquired business made a loss of £2.2 million...

Comment: The Retail Times – They Are a-Changin’

There has been a lot of talk in the media recently about the poor health of the high street. Store footfall is down and...

Sainsbury‘s 1.4% Q1 sales growth ahead of market

Major UK supermarket chain Sainsbury‘s has today reported a robust 3.6 per cent rise in total sales for its first quarter trading period. On...

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The retailer buyer’s guide to managing product information

You come to the realization that there is a lot of duplicate work going on across your company. Manufacturing, sales, marketing and e-commerce are...