Saturday, September 18, 2021
Retail sales across Britain fell 0.9 per cent last month in another sign that retailers had a tough summer.

British retail sales fall 0.9% in August

Retail sales across Britain fell 0.9 per cent last month in another sign that retailers had a tough summer.
John Lewis will be chartering a fleet of extra ships alongside various other businesses to ensure that its Christmas stock arrives on time

John Lewis charters ships to make sure Christmas stock arrives on time

John Lewis will be chartering a fleet of extra ships alongside various other businesses to ensure that its Christmas stock arrives on time
Fifteen per cent of retailers are now struggling to find skilled staff, according to the latest figures from the Office for National Statistics (ONS). 

UK retailers “fighting a losing battle to recruit” as skills shortage crisis continues

Fifteen per cent of retailers are now struggling to find skilled staff, according to the latest figures from the Office for National Statistics (ONS). 
Asda appoints Liz Evans as managing director of George

Asda appoints Liz Evans as managing director of George

Asda has announced the appointment of Liz Evans as new managing director of its George business.
Following a 50-store trial, Boots will roll out the Recycle at Boots scheme to a further 650 stores up and down the country.

Boots rolls out its recycling reward scheme to 700 stores

Following a 50-store trial, Boots will roll out the Recycle at Boots scheme to a further 650 stores up and down the country.
Superdry has announced a narrowing of losses in the year to 24 April as it announced that it is set to open a new flagship store on London’s Oxford Street.

Superdry ‘turns a corner’ as losses narrow

Superdry reported a pre-tax loss of £37m for the year to 24 April, compared with a £167m loss the year before.
Hundreds of Yodel delivery drivers have voted in favour of strike action in a move which could potentially impact dozens of retailers. 

M&S, Aldi and Argos deliveries face major disruption as Yodel drivers strike

Hundreds of Yodel delivery drivers have voted in favour of strike action in a move which could potentially impact dozens of retailers. 
Reiss sales bouncing back after pandemic hits 2020 performance

Reiss sales recover as it preps to launch childrenswear next month

Reiss has reported it sales are bouncing back after its 2020 profit and sales performance was hit amid Covid-19.
Co-op warns supply chain crisis will push up prices and put pressure on profits

Co-op warns supply chain crisis will push up prices and put pressure on profits

The Co-op warned of food price increases and pressure on its annual profits from the mounting supply chain crisis as it swung to a half-year loss.
The Hut Group has reported growth across all areas of the business following its public offering last year.

The Hut Group preps to list its beauty division as profits soar

The Hut Group is separating its beauty division and will publicly list it in 2022 as it reports growth across all areas of the business.

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