Poundland to offer 2,000 festive jobs

Discount retailer Poundland is to recruit 2,000 temporary employees in the run up to Christmas, it has been announced today. The retailer, which claims...

Burberry sees PBT increase by 26% in H1

Luxury fashion group Burberry has reported a rise in profit before tax of 26 per cent, totalling £162 million, for its first half period....

Metric in joint venture to acquire retail parks

Retail real estate investment trust Metric Property Investments has today announced that it has established a £150 million joint venture (JV), which will aim...

British Land‘s retail portfolio up 4.3% in value

One of the UK‘s leading property owners and developers British Land has seen its underlying profit before tax rise by 3.9 per cent year-on-year...

John Lewis launches London 2012 at 3 more stores

Following the introduction of London Olympics branded products into its new store at Westfield Stratford City, retailer John Lewis has unveiled similar offers at...

Asda sales up 1.3% in tough third quarter

Asda seems to have taken an early advantage in the UK grocery price war, posting a resilient increase in like-for-like trading during a difficult...

Staples sees European sales fall 12%

US based office supplies, furniture and technology retailer Staples has today announced an international sales fall of $1.3 billion (£818.7 million) for its third...

Bibby completes Costcutter takeover

Convenience retail chain Costcutter has been acquired by business investment firm and majority shareholder Bibby Line Group, it was announced late yesterday. Bibby now...

Logistics execs to benefit from new mentoring scheme

Senior supply chain professionals will now be able to tap into the expertise of experienced industry players following the launch of an official mentoring...

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