Sports Personality award boosts HMV‘s sales

HMV has reported a surge in demand for Olympic merchandise following Sunday‘s Sports Personality of the Year programme. The BBC Sports Personality of the...

Jean Tomlin becomes Sainsbury‘s non-executive director

Sainsbury‘s has announced the appointment of a new non-executive director, Jean Tomlin, who will join the Board from January 1st 2013. Ms Tomlin is...

John Lewis celebrates second record sales week

Department store John Lewis has reported record sales for the second consecutive week, as sales rose 11.1% year-on-year to £147.8 million last week. Sales...

Apollo Global Management considers HMV takeover

Rumours are spreading that Apollo Global Management is looking to take over HMV after it bought 10 per cent of the retailer‘s debt last...

Retailers enjoy £1.75bn Christmas spending boost

Shops across the country saw a boost of £1.75 billion in Christmas spending last weekend in what was the busiest retail weekend of the...

London‘s West End to receive £25m investment

London‘s West End will receive £25 million over the next five years, after retailers voted to keep New West End Company in control of...

First government pop-up will showcase British start-ups

Eric Pickles opened the “first ever Whitehall pop-up shop” in the headquarters of the Department for Communities and Local Government this morning in a...

Asos total sales reach £165.8m

Fashion e-tailer Asos saw total sales in its first quarter rise 30 per cent to £165.8 million as it maintains its firm focus on...

Carpetright profit rises as sales decline

Carpet, flooring & homewares specialist Carpetright has seen underlying profit jump 45.9 per cent to £5.4 million despite a fall in UK sales, it...

Tesco sets sights on India expansion

Supermarket giant Tesco is setting its sights on expansion in India as its seeks to strengthen its position within emerging markets, it is understood....

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eCommerce Returns: Consumer Trends and the Impact on Retailers

Consumers buying online can equal higher volumes of product returns! Whistl has reviewed recent research and outlined the change in consumer eCommerce buying trends...