Westfield Stratford attracts 47m shoppers in first year

East London shopping centre Westfield Stratford marks its first anniversary today, announcing that it has welcomed a total of 47 million customers in its...

Homebase sales slip 3.9% in Q2

Home & DIY retailer Homebase has seen total sales slip 3.9 per cent to £366 million in its second quarter, according to results published...

John Lewis Partnership profits rocket 59.8%

Department store group John Lewis Partnership has seen profits rocket 59.8 per cent in its first half to £144.5 million, according to financial results...

Next profits rise 10.2% in H1

High street fashion retailer Next today reported a profit rise of 10.2 per cent to £251 million for its half year, despite a like-for-like...

Kingfisher profit plummets 15.5%

Home and DIY retail group Kingfisher saw pre-tax profit plummet 15.5 per cent to £371 million in its first half, it has been announced...

Thorntons profit falls 79% ahead of brand revamp

Chocolate retailer Thorntons today reported a profit fall of 79 per cent to £900,000 for its full financial year though revealed plans to unveil...

eBay launches Henry Holland pop-up

Online marketplace eBay has today announced plans to launch a ‘digital pop-up store‘ in collaboration with British designer Henry Holland. As part of the...

Laura Ashley sales jump 7.5% in H1

Furniture & fashion retailer Laura Ashley has seen total group sales jump 7.5 per cent in its first half as it seeks to increase...

Big data: Understanding its value

As the growth of e-commerce and social shopping continue, the value of big data collected by retailers and businesses is becoming increasingly important and...

Grocery market grows above inflation

Figures released today on supermarket share reveal that the two-nation divide continues as upmarket grocer Waitrose and discount supermarket Aldi both posted all-time record...

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