Friday, December 14, 2018

Wickes appoints ex-Asda COO King as MD

Home & DIY retailer Wickes has today named Simon King as its new Managing Director (MD). The experienced retail executive, who in the past...

Clintons eyes more store investment as sales dip

Card & gifts retailer Clintons today said that “flattening the peaks of cyclical working requirements” will allow the group to invest further in its...

Arcadia closures underline tough retail landscape

The next few months are set to be crucial for retailers, experts have warned today, following news of the possible closure of up to...

Communities hold the power to stop UK clone towns

Trade organisation the Association of Convenience Stores (ACS) this week laid out its three-point plan to revive the UK‘s flagging high streets – and...

Pure-plays ‘not threatened‘ by click & collect

You may or may not have noticed that House of Fraser has this week further rolled out its new service called Buy & Collect....

Waitrose builds eco-friendly focus

Upmarket grocer Waitrose has today reiterated its commitment to reducing its environmental impact, as the chain has been recognised by a leading charity for...

Global retailers arrive at Guildford‘s Friary

Guildford‘s Friary Shopping Centre was re-launched this week, with an array of international retail chains opening at the Surrey retail hub for the first...

Asda employees set for £17m Christmas bonus

Employees at supermarket chain Asda are to receive a ‘Festive Thank You‘ package from the retailer in recognition of their efforts over 2011, it...

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