Monday, August 19, 2019

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...

Jessops enters administration

Photographic retailer Jessops has entered administration today, following “significant decline in its core marketplace and… reducing confidence in UK retail”, according to administrators PricewaterhouseCoopers...

Play.com to close retail arm

Online entertainment retailer Play.com has today announced the closure of its retail arm as it focuses on becoming a marketplace-only operator, a move which...

Greggs full year LFLs fall as Xmas disappoints

High street bakery retailer Greggs saw like-for-like (LFL) sales decline 2.9 per cent during the Christmas trading period, it has been announced today. Blaming...

Food inflation fell 0.5% last month

Food inflation fell 0.5 per cent in December compared with a month previously to 4.1 per cent thanks to a reduction in global commodity...

Sainsbury’s sees record breaking Christmas

Supermarket Sainsbury‘s experienced its strongest week of trading ever in the week before Christmas despite a slowdown in like-for-like (LFL) sales growth, according to...

H&M’s & Other Stories to open on Regent St

Fashion retailer H&M has today confirmed the launch of new stores across Europe which will operate under its new brand & Other Stories with...

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...

Dunelm sales up 13.4%

Homewares retailer Dunelm recorded sales growth of 13.4 per cent in its half-yearly trading statement, issued today. In a successful half year for the...

Majestic Wine Xmas sales rise 5.1%

UK wine specialist Majestic Wine saw total UK store sales rise 5.1 per cent during the Christmas trading period, new figures released today reveal....

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