Monday, November 29, 2021

New stores help Primark’s revenue rise 15% in H1

Value fashion retailer Primark has today reported an impressive 15 per cent jump in revenues for the first half of its financial year, thanks...

Tesco loses market share to Waitrose & discounters

The UK‘s largest grocers were out-performed by lower & higher priced competitors over recent weeks, new research out today shows. According to research firm...

Comment: The rise of the tech-savvy employee

In my previous article ‘Change in the channel – how retail will respond to the closure of the VAT loophole‘, I discussed The High...

Greg Lumley named Drake Circus Centre Director

Real estate firm British Land has appointed the former boss of Westfield London to take charge of its Plymouth shopping centre Drake Circus, it...

Amazon looks to cut publishers out of book business

Online retailing giant Amazon is to try and to cut publishers out of its e-reader business model by acquiring the rights to a mass...

John Lewis sales up 14% last week

For the second successive week department store group John Lewis has posted double digit sales increases, with all product categories achieving growth. Results released...

Supergroup shares tumble after new profits warning

Youth fashion retailer Supergroup has announced today that its full-year profits will be considerably less than originally anticipated, sparking a sudden decline in its...

Barclaycard unveils PayTag contactless payment stickers

Global payment business Barclaycard has today unveiled a new contactless payment method which will allow any customer to pay for goods at the point...

WHSmith profits up 3% as sales continue to fall

Variety retailer WHSmith has managed to reduce its costs even further then planned over its first half period, allowing it to yet again produce...

Debenhams profits up as sales grow 1.4%

Department store group Debenhams has today reported that its half-year profits have grown ahead of market expectations thanks to robust trading. In spite of...

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Are you delivering experiences that shoppers actually want?

We've compiled four different showcase experiences that have picked up momentum recently, especially during the pandemic when consumers have been looking for new ways...