Sainsbury’s in supplier Hall of Shame

Supermarket chain Sainsbury‘s has today been criticised over its move to more than double payment times to all of its non-food suppliers. Last month,...

Record profits for DFS in full-year

Upholstered furniture retailer DFS has seen record profits in its full year as EBITDA increased 2.5 per cent to £82 million despite a total...

HMV to launch online marketplace offer

Entertainment retailer HMV has announced today that it is tentatively launching an online marketplace service as it seeks to extend its offer and compete...

John Lewis reports “mixed week” of sales

Department store John Lewis reported a mixed performance last week as total sales rose 8.6 per cent on last year, it has been announced...

Comment: Ho Ho Ho! It’s time for online shopping!

In my previous article ‘Hop on the tube and grab me a pint of milk?‘ I looked at how retailers are using new technologies...

Mothercare LFLs up amid turnaround

Parent & child products retailer Mothercare has seen like-for-like (LFL) sales creep up 0.3 per cent in its second quarter though total sales plummeted...

Online grocery market to double in value by 2017

The value of the online grocery market is set to double in value over the next five years to £11.1 billion, according to figures...

Gap Inc announces new global brand structure

Fashion retail group Gap Inc has announced a new global brand structure which will see International President Steve Sunnucks promoted to Global President. In...

M&S under fire for “real women” campaign

High street stalwart Marks and Spencer (M&S) has come under fire for using “real women” in a new advertising campaign, with critics taking to...

Comment: Improving the supply chain for Christmas

Whilst we are all urged to remember the real meaning of Christmas, in reality, for most people, the single most important factor in the...

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