Wednesday, September 23, 2020

Comment: Response to the VAT loophole‘s closure

In my previous article ‘Is the game up for digital on the high-street?‘ I discussed the changes that need to be made to avoid...

New fraud threat to Barclays contactless cards

Millions of Barclays customers could be exposed to fraud as a new technique for stealing account details from contactless payment cards has been revealed....

Game Group formally enters administration

Failed video games retailer Game Group has announced today that it has officially entered into administration after no deal to save the business could...

Comment: What retail needs in 2012

We are out of the grasps of 2011 and are now charging into the Year of the Dragon. This auspicious year filled with Olympics,...

Maplin hires ex-Somerfield boss as new CEO

John Cleland has been appointed as the new CEO of specialist electronics retailer Maplin, it has been announced today. Having previously worked for Asda,...

Next profits surge off the back of online growth

Retail sales at fashion & furniture retailer Next fell 1.4 per cent during the year to January 2012 but strong online and international growth...

John Lewis is to employ more IT specialists

Leading department store chain John Lewis has today announced an IT recruitment drive to try and enhance its multichannel offer. The retailer is looking...

Kingfisher profits up 20% despite B&Q sales slide

Kingfisher, owner of home & DIY retailers B&Q and Screwfix, has today published an eight step forward-looking strategy plan while reporting a 20 per...

Comment: Being social not selling socially

Many businesses are increasingly looking to harness the power of social media not only as a communication tool, but as part of a multi-channel...

Game Group to appoint administrators

Beleaguered video games retailer Game Group has announced today that it intends to appoint an administrator after failing to turn the business around. The...

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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...