Wednesday, August 4, 2021
Revenue at Prada Group rises by 60% year on year to £1.28 billion as the luxury retailer experiences a strong acceleration in sales.

Sales surge at Prada

Revenue at Prada Group rises by 60% year on year to £1.28 billion as the luxury retailer experiences a strong acceleration in sales.
Halfords has records rising profits as results show that its B2B, services and online businesses thrived during the pandemic.

Halfords profits soar

Halfords has records rising profits as results show that its B2B, services and online businesses thrived during the pandemic.
Music Magpie reports strong growth in profits and sales following its recent float on London’s junior market.

Music Magpie “remains confident for future profit growth”

Music Magpie reports strong growth in profits and sales following its recent float on London’s junior market.
Hamleys opens the doors to its new state-of-the-art console, PC and gaming accessories department in its Regent Street store in London.

Hamleys opens new state of the art gaming department

Hamleys opens the doors to its new state-of-the-art console, PC and gaming accessories department in its Regent Street store in London.
Thousands of retail, banking and streaming websites were taken offline for around an hour yesterday amid the second major internet outage in as many months. 

Amazon, Waitrose & NHS app go down amid global internet outages costing millions

Thousands of retail, banking and streaming websites were taken offline for around an hour yesterday amid the second major internet outage in as many months. 
As the ‘pingdemic’ forces workers to self isolate at home, fashion retailers are being forced to close shops.

Fashion retailers hit by the “pingdemic”

As the ‘pingdemic’ forces workers to isolate, fashion retailers are being forced to close shops while the opening of a new department store has also been delayed.
Iceland has confirmed plans to hire 2,000 spare staff to cover staff absences following the pingdemic.

Iceland to recruit 2000 staff to cover shortages

Iceland confirms plans to hire 2,000 extra store staff to cover staff absences following the so-called “pingdemic”.
M&S customers from Northern Ireland could see higher prices if EU customs rules come into force later this year as planned

M&S boss: Northern Ireland customers will face higher prices

M&S boss Archie Norman warns that customers in Northern Ireland will face higher prices and less choice if European Union customs rules come into force later this year as planned.
Wickes sees sales rise above pre-pandemic levels

Wickes sees sales rise above pre-pandemic levels

Wickes reports strong sales in the first half of the year, with stores performing well following the easing of coronavirus restrictions.
Morrisons extends partnership with marine scheme to save coastal wildlife

Morrisons extends partnership to save British marine wildlife

Morrisons extends its partnership with Odyssey Innovation for another year to fight against ‘ghost fishing gear’ and save British coastal wildlife and habitats.

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