Saturday, March 23, 2019

Following the customer: Head of Morrisons switches to Sainsbury‘s

The former head of Morrisons has built up a £6m stake in rival supermarket Sainsbury‘s. Sir Ken Morrison, the son of the founder of...

River Island to launch plus-size clothing

River Island”¯will cater to plus-sized customers with a new clothing range, RI Plus.  The new line will be comprised of core and main fashion...

Tesco staff build a new store in just a week

Tesco built a 10,000 sq ft temporary store in the space of a week, to replace its Carlisle superstore which was flooded by Storm Desmond. Staff worked overnight to construct the store from 26 large...

M&S opens new store in China

Marks and Spencer has opened its first store in Beijing.  In 2014 the high street stalwart earmarked China, Russia, India, the Middle East and...

Holland & Barrett records seven years of consecutive growth

Holland & Barrett is aiming to reach £1bn in sales by 2020. This follows a turnover increase of 12% in the last year. A...

Over 26m customers think they‘re more likely to get ‘ripped off‘ at Christmas

Half of Brits, equivalent to over 26m customers, feel they're more likely to get ‘ripped off‘ when shopping online at Christmas than any other time of the year, new research...

“Turnaround expert” appointed to help rescue BHS

Retail Acquisitions, the new owners of beleaguered department store chain BHS, has appointed “turnaround expert” Aidan Treacy as its new Chief Financial Officer. The...

Ted Baker secures its future with an ugly brown building

Ted Baker has bought its own headquarters in London‘s Kings Cross as part of its expansion plans for the new year.   The building, fondly dubbed “The Ugly Brown Building” by the...

Yoox Net-A-Porter hires directors from Instagram and La Rinascente

Yoox Net-A-Porter has announced the appointment of two new independent directors to its board.  The luxury fashion pureplay is the result of a merger between Net-a-Porter and Yoox in October. With the arrival of the new...

Pets at Home Group appoint CFO

Pets at Home Group, Britain‘s biggest pet supplies retailer, has announced the appointment of Graeme Jenkins as Chief Financial Officer.”¯Jenkins will become an executive director of the...

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How Retailers Are Counter-Acting The Rising Costs Of Staff

So why should you consider the ShopWorks Workforce Management solution above all others? Read: 10 reasons to implement a bespoke Workforce Management solution PLUS retail...