Saturday, September 19, 2020

French Connection issues profit warning

British fashion retailer French Connection has announced to investors today that it is now unlikely to meet its full-year profit targets due to continuing...

Halfords ad elicits British nostalgia

Bicycle & car parts retailer Halfords has launched a new advertising campaign based on the feelings elicited by memories of British summertime. Launching this...

High streets “may not recover” from troubles, warns Land Sec

Property firm Land Securities Group has today predicted a bleak outlook for the UK high street, claiming that many locations “may never recover” from...

Sales at Greggs slip in the wet weather

Store expansion helped total sales at bakery retailer Greggs rise 4.3 per cent over the last quarter, results released today reveal, but its underlying...

Alliance Boots posts strong rise in trading profit

The parent company of UK-based health & beauty retailer Boots has today reported a full-year 12.4 per cent rise in headline trading profit after...

Tesco cuts store manager bonuses by up to 80%

Philip Clarke, CEO of the UK‘s leading retailer Tesco, has informed around 5,000 of the company‘s store managers & executives that their annual bonuses...

Ben Sherman hires new Brand Communications Director

Jo Lee has today been confirmed as the new Brand Communications Director of British fashion label and retailer Ben Sherman. Having spent the last...

M&S collects 11,500kg of litter from Britain‘s beaches

A set of false teeth, half a sofa uncovered in Edinburgh and a cabinet in Liverpool were all part of the debris cleaned up...

Wickes sales slump in wet weather

Sales since the start of the year at DIY specialist Wickes have been dampened by recent cold and wet weather, a trading update published...

Comment: Pure-play vs. multichannel

The battle between online-only (pure-play) retailers and their multichannel (online and high-street) competitors is very much on. There seems to be a general consensus...

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The new festive shopping report

Find out what consumers are looking for in their seasonal shopping experience in our New Normal Festive Shopping Report. Get insights from our poll of 2,000...