Sainsbury‘s updates deals system for books, DVDs & games

Major supermarket chain Sainsbury‘s has signed a new software deal which should allow it to produce quicker in-store promotions for entertainment products, it was...

OpCapita buyout saves over 3,000 Game Group jobs

Video games retailer Game Group has been acquired by private investment firm OpCapita in a deal worth £50 million, it was revealed yesterday. The...

John Lewis sales boosted by electricals

Department store chain John Lewis saw its sales of electricals & home technology products saw 22.3 per cent last week, giving a significant boost...

Reactions to the government‘s Portas report response

The government announced today its official response to the high street recommendations made by Mary Portas last year, and though its aim to support...

Clintons plans turnaround as sales dip 1.1%

Gifting & card retailer Clintons has today announced a major overhaul of its executive and non-executive board at the same time as revealing challenging...

Primark averts strike with pay deal for NI workers

Northern Irish staff members of value fashion retailer Primark have reached a pay deal with their employer which will see a proposed strike called...

Laura Ashley sales rise 3.3% but profits are down

Full-year profitability at fashion & furniture retailer Laura Ashley was dented by significant investments, but the group did manage to improved its sales volumes...

Home Retail Group appoints new Chairman

Independent director John Coombe has been promoted to the position of Chairman at Home Retail Group (HRG), it has been announced today. The owner...

Co-op Food sales down 2.1% in full-year

Mutual grocery business The Co-operative Food saw operating profits nosedive 20 per cent in 2011, as sales were sluggish, investment increased and costs rose...

Boots opens 200th Thailand store

In a further sign of its international strength, global retail group Alliance Boots opened another store in Thailand this week. The Bangkok store is...

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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...