Wednesday, January 19, 2022

Debenhams sales edge up in the first half

An uplift in trading during the end of the period pushed first half like-for-like (LFL) sales at department store chain Debenhams into growth, it...

Comment: Enter a dot Brand new world

We are about to enter a dot Brand new world. For the first time, businesses can have their names on the right side of...

Given named new COO of Supergroup

Suzanne Given, the current Director of Fashion & Beauty at the John Lewis Partnership, has today been announced as the new Chief Operating Officer...

WHSmith to introduce contactless payments

Major high street retailer WHSmith has announced today that it will be introducing contactless payment terminals at a number of its travel stores over...

Poundland acquires eight ex-Peacocks stores

Discount retailer Poundland is to create an additional 220 jobs for the retail sector after acquiring eight former Peacocks stores, it was announced today....

Clintons to consider restructuring Birthdays chain

Troubled card & gift retailer Clintons may start restructuring its chain of Birthday stores if it can not find a buyer for the division,...

Asda appoints new Chief Marketing Officer

Stephen Smith has been named as the new Chief Marketing Officer (CMO) for leading UK supermarket chain Asda, it has been announced today. Asda...

Latest John Lewis sales strongest of the year

After a difficult few weeks of trading department store chain John Lewis saw its sales rise 14.2 per cent year-on-year last week, results released...

Argos & Homebase sales slide further in new year

Home Retail Group has reported today that poor sales have continued at its operations since the turn of the year, but say that profits...

Co-op hires Magliano as new Brand Director

David Magliano has been appointed as the new Brand Director of mutually-owned business group The Co-operative, it was announced today. In his new role...

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The State of Digital Marketing

Mapp is running a 5-min survey to assess how companies in the UK have reshaped their marketing strategies during 2021 and their priorities for 2022. Why should...