Hovis breadmakers announce strong first half sales

The maker of Hovis bread, Premier Foods, have reported strong sales in its bread division as sales rose 8.2 percent to £356m. It also...

Argos launches first interactive catalogue

Digital retailer Argos is to launch its first ever interactive and digitised paper catalogue for the smartphone and tablet generation. The technology, which will...

Cafe and restaurant sector rated slowest service in retail

Just six per cent of shoppers have described payments taken in the café and restaurant sector as the fastest service according to research by...

Tesco’s CEO admits food prices will rise

Tesco chief executive Philip Clarke has warned that the era of cheap food is over as global demand grows. Clarke told the Observer: “Over...

Online tax ‘would kill entrepreneurial spirit’

Top brass representing six companies including Ocado, Shop Direct and Boden have signed a letter to the Chancellor criticising online tax proposals. A version...

Daughter of Matalan founder buys Nicole Farhi

Administrators for the collapsed luxury fashion brand Nicole Farhi have announced that the business has been sold to Maxine Hargreaves-Adams, the daughter of Matalan...

ASOS’s HR Director steps down

ASOS‘s human resources director Michelle Emmerson has stepped down, in the latest high profile departure at the online fashion giant. She leaves the company...

Tablet retail searches up 132 per cent

New data from the BRC-Google Online Retail Monitor shows that search volumes on tablet devices outpaced those on any other device, increasing 132 per...

Revamp for Gatwick airport as 12 new stores to open

London Gatwick‘s South Terminal will see a host of new and refreshed stores opening from this July. Retailers taking their place in the £21m...

Boden hires former Isobar CEO as Global Director

Boden has appointed former Isobar chief executive Penny Herriman as its first global brand director. The British fashion brand, whose fans include David and...

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It’s time to get retail transformation-ready with the help of TalkTalk...

You don’t need us to tell you that the retail world has undergone some pretty major shifts recently, particularly during and in the aftermath...