Wednesday, August 15, 2018
Reichelt CEO

5 Minutes With Ulf Timmermann, CEO, Reichelt

Reichelt may be a well-established electronics retailer over in Germany, but it launched the in the UK two years ago.
House of Fraser landlords

Sports Direct begins negotiations with House of Fraser landlords

Sports Direct has started negotiations with House of Fraser landlords, raising fears of store closures.
Jack Wills founder

Jack Wills founder Peter Williams ousted by owners

Jack Wills founder Peter Williams has reportedly been pushed out of the business by owners BlueGem.
Simba chairman

Ex-Asda CEO appointed Simba chairman

A former chief executive of Asda has been appointed as the non-executive chairman of online mattress retailer Simba.
BHS PwC

PwC thrashed in leaked BHS audit report

The Financial Reporting Council has accused PwC of making “incomplete, inaccurate and misleading” statements about BHS.
Sainsbury's staff pay

“Serious concerns” over fuel prices in wake of Sainsbury’s-Asda merger

Conservative MP Robert Halfron has written to the Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) about the "serious concerns" he has over the price of petrol...
House of Fraser pension

Mike Ashley vows to make House of Fraser the “Harrods of the high street”...

Mike Ashley has promised to turn House of Fraser into the “Harrods of the high street” as questions arise over its pension scheme

Amazon to be banned from using “next day delivery” claim

The Advertising Standards Authority (ASA) is poised to ban Amazon from claiming it can guarantee next day delivery for its Prime customers. According to The...

More M&S closures as chairman hails “the biggest turnaround in UK retail”

Marks & Spencer closed another seven stores over the weekend as it pushes on with its ambitious turnaround scheme. The retailer closed stores in Falkirk,...
employee satisfaction

COMMENT: The secret to maximising employee satisfaction in retail

Unhappy employees are less productive and can cost billions, so staff satisfaction levels need top priority for retailers.

Feature Resource

Four Pillars of Customer Loyalty – 2018 Loyalty Forecast

Why 1 In 3 Shoppers Don’t Care If You Call Them By Their Name Shoppers are demanding. With an oversaturation of online and in-store options, any...