Sunday, August 19, 2018

Argos profit expectations rise as sales jump

General merchandise retailer Argos has seen total sales leap 5.2 per cent in the eight weeks to March 2nd 2013 as it maintains momentum...

Kingfisher appoints new Screwfix CEO

Home and DIY retail group Kingfisher has today announced the appointment of Andrew Livingston as new CEO of home & DIY retailer Screwfix. Livingston,...

Inditex profit up 22% amid overseas growth

Fashion retail group Inditex, owner of Zara, has today reported a rise in net profit of 22 per cent to €2.3 billion (£2 billion)...

French Connection posts £7.2m pre-tax loss

British fashion retailer French Connection has today recorded a pre-tax loss of £7.2 million for its full financial year following a profit of £4.6...

Retailers commit to reducing environmental impact

Retailers The Co-operative Group and Sainsbury‘s as well as brand Nestle have committed to improving their environmental performance with the guidance of government body...

Tesco buys Giraffe for £48.6m

Grocery giant Tesco has acquired restaurant chain Giraffe for £48.6 million as it seeks to develop a number of larger stores into retail destinations,...

John Lewis invests £2m in Little Waitrose offer

Department store John Lewis has today announced the launch of a food offer which will allow customers at its Watford store to purchase Waitrose...

Department stores criticised over supplier terms

Britain‘s leading department stores John Lewis and Debenhams have been criticised for their treatment of suppliers after demanding a rebate and instructing suppliers to...

Grocers supply chains “fall woefully short”

Supermarkets “fall woefully short” in managing their supply chains and must scrutinise their processes to avoid another scandal, according to a new survey. International...

Asda in talks to acquire HMV

Supermarket Asda is in talks with HMV administrator Deloitte to potentially bid to buy the ailing business and save it from disappearing from the...

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The retail CMO’s guide to Christmas 2018

Things are tough in retail right now. Administrations, Amazon, CX, AI, a weak pound...it's a lot. But we’re here to spread some Christmas cheer. The retail...