Tuesday, August 21, 2018

Online boom pushes John Lewis sales up 11.4%

A 47.4 per cent surge in online trading helped department store chain John Lewis record a double digit sales increase last week, results released...

H&M full-year sales slip after tough Q4

Swedish based international fashion retailer H&M saw comparable store sales drop one per cent over its full year period, results released today reveal. Overall...

Kiddicare acquires 10 of the Best Buy stores

Ten of the 11 large out-of-town retail outlets currently owned by US based electricals specialist Best Buy have been sold to online parent &...

Habitat makes Dickens permanent Creative Director

Polly Dickens has today been confirmed as the full-time Creative Director of upmarket homewares retailer Habitat after holding the role on an interim basis...

Tesco gets permission for Northamptonshire store

Desborough in Northamptonshire is to have a new Tesco supermarket built on an old shoe factory site in the town, after the retail giant...

Ted Baker uses Cegid software for global expansion

British fashion brand and retailer Ted Baker is rolling-out new point-of sale and retail management software in order to support its expansion overseas. The...

Asda to open George stores in the Middle East

Leading supermarket group Asda is to launch an international franchise model for its clothing brand George, it has been announced today. Asda agreed deals...

WHSmith maintains profits while sales slip 5%

The script remains unchanged for high street retailer WHSmith; as today it reports a fall in sales over the Christmas period while still remaining...

New Look to review 100 of its store leases

Following a review of its store portfolio fashion retailer New Look could close as many as 100 shops, according to a report in the...

Comment: Is 2012 a tipping point for Total Retail?

A new year has revealed old challenges for the retail sector, and not for nearly two decades have I seen economic conditions as tough...

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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...