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2017 for retail so far better than 2016, with fewer insolvencies
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New research has shown that fewer retailers went into administration in the first three months of 2017 compared to the same quarterly period last year. According to KPMG, 28 retailers across England and Wales went into between January and March this year, compared to the 30 recorded in 2016 before the Brexit referendum and before the increase in the National Living Wage. While the number of retail insolvencies fell, the number of companies across all sectors going into administration increased year-on-... read more...
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Debenhams hires two new directors
Debenhams has hired Angela Morrison and Sally Hyndman to lead its technology and human resources teams respectively. Both are due to start at the department store chain in May. Morrison, who will also be supply chain ...
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DFS appoints Ian Durant as new chairman
Ian Durant has been named as the new chairman of furniture retailer DFS. Durant, who is currently chairman of high street chain Greggs and is a former Home Retail Group non-executive director, will replace Richard...
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Consumer confidence "surprisingly stable" ahead of General Elections & Brexit
A highly-regarded consumer confidence monitor has indicated that it is "surprisingly stable" in the UK, as the country embarks on a tumultuous period with the upcoming General Election and Brexit negotiations. The...
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M&S branches out to online grocery shopping
Marks & Spencer has conceded that it could no longer ignore one of the fastest growing segments of the retail industry as it announces plans to trial online grocery shopping. Anticipating a shift in customers ...
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£10m revamp of Bond Street begins
Works on the £10 million public realm improvement of London’s prestigious Bond Street retail precinct has commenced, with the aim of having it complete by the end of 2018 when the nearby Crossrail station opens. The 1...
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Amazon's 23% sales growth boosted by India expansion
Amazon’s growth shows no sign of abating after it posted a rise in quarterly sales and income, partly thanks to its expansion into India. The Seattle-based online retailer recorded net sales of more than $35.7 bil...
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AR vs VR: the battle for tech dominance in retail
The widely-anticipated launch of mainstream virtual reality (VR) headsets has been somewhat underwhelming for many who touted it as the next revolution in technology. Many retailers and retail analysts thought it ...
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Paul&Shark opens debut UK store in London
Paul&Shark has finally made its bricks-and-mortar debut in the UK, opening up its first store in London’s upmarket Regent Street precinct. The Italian lifestyle and fashion brand – which has 250 stores across ...
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