Saturday, October 23, 2021
John Lewis Dame Sharon White

John Lewis slams UK education system and offers staff literacy lessons

John Lewis Partnership chair Sharon White has said the company will provide basic literacy and numeracy classes to young staff because they have been "completely failed" by the education system.
Waitrose Cookery School to host free cooking session on how to prepare healthy meals for Healthy Eating Week.

Waitrose to host free cooking session for Healthy Eating Week

Waitrose Cookery School to host free cooking session on how to prepare healthy meals for Healthy Eating Week.
Experts discuss how effective diversity & inclusion initiatives are within the retail sector and what more can be done to improve measures.

How effective are diversity & inclusion initiatives in retail?

Experts discuss how effective diversity & inclusion initiatives are within the retail sector and what more can be done to improve measures.
LVMH Bernard Arnault

LVMH sets up £30m employee assistance fund

Louis Vuitton owner LVMH has launched an employee assistance programme for its 150,000 employees.
Tesco

Tesco calls for legislation to protect staff from “abuse, threats and violence”

Tesco has joined the call for legislation to protect shop workers against increased incidents of "abuse, threats and violence".
Westfield London pop-up

Westfield London eyes “interactive” pop-up to gain new audience

Westfield London is set to launch a new "interactive" pop-up shopping experience in an effort to engage directly with a new audience.
West End Westminster City Council

London’s West End launches pop-up competition

A new pop-up competition programme has launched in London’s West End in an effort to provide opportunities for small scale businesses and start-ups to have presence in central London.
Sainsbury’s Argos

Sainsbury’s denies Argos’ “fire and rehire” strategy

Union bosses have criticised Argos' use of "fire and rehire" tactics as the Sainsbury’s-owned company continues to face backlash.
BRC crime

Retail staff face daily abuse as BRC calls on gov’t to act

New research has found that over 155,000 attacks on shop workers failed to result in a prosecution last year, indicating that police are no longer responding to incidents.
Mothercare

Mothercare forecasts “small” profit despite 40% sales drop

Mothercare has predicted that it will see a profit this year despite a 40 per cent drop in sales.

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Why leading retailers prioritize Pricing Fluency

The secret to a 2-4% profit lift over competitors Driving an agile, forward-looking pricing organization in the age of uncertainty requires Pricing Fluency. But what is...