Thursday, September 20, 2018

HMV’s Oxford St flagship closes after 28 years

Entertainment firm HMV has closed its 60,000 sq ft flagship store on Oxford St after 28 years. HMV, which once spread its products over...

Like-for-like sales rise at Karen Millen over Christmas

Luxury retailer Karen Millen has reported a 12 per cent rise in the UK and Ireland as the premium market continues to show growth....

Asos posts strong Christmas trading update

Online fashion retailer Asos has posted a sales leap for the four months to 31 December, as it emerged as a clear winner over...

Shop Direct posts 5% sales rise over Christmas period

Multi-brand retailer Shop Direct has posted a five per cent rise in sales for the six week up to and including 27 December. The...

Better Bathrooms launches apprenticeship scheme

Independent bathroom retailer Better Bathrooms is to launch an apprenticeship scheme aimed at local young people which will run across the business with opportunities...

The importance of retail design

Without a doubt, effective retail design can have a tangible and far-reaching impact on a business. It can increase footfall and sales, ensure that...

The new cap on unfair dismissal compensation: what retailers need to know

The current government has been busy implementing a significant number of wide-ranging measures to reform employment law and the employment tribunal service. The rationale...

Shop vacancy rate falls to lowest level in over three years

There is increasing evidence that an economic recovery is underway as the GB shop vacancy rate fell to 13.9 per cent in December for...

Mountain Warehouse to open 25-30 stores in 2014

Outdoor clothing retailer Mountain Warehouse has posted a 10.7 per cent rise in like-for-like sales for the six week period ending 5 January. The...

Debenhams sells 4.63% stake to Sports Direct

Leading sports retailer Sports Direct has acquired a 4.63 per cent stake in department store Debenhams. The retailer, which was founded by billionaire Mike...

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Digital Evolution & CX: What Will You Focus On?

CX isn't a hot topic for nothing, as unlocking your customer's journey through powerful user experiences can bring tangible benefits to your business. We are excited...