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The grocers have “emerged from near fatal status and the intensive care ward” and are poised to fight back, a leading analyst has claimed.
Join our content editor Nicola Harrison and managing editor Jennifer Creevy, as they pick through the week’s main news stories.
Poundland’s planned takeover of 99p Stores will undergo an in-depth investigation after it opted not to address competition concerns.
Coast chief executive Kate Bostock will take on more of a creative role following the appointment of managing director Andrew Skinner.
Esty made its stock market debut yesterday, with shares in the online marketplace closing at $30 (£20), an 88% increase on its IPO.
Debenhams half-year profits have risen 4.3% to £88.9m as the department store group’s refocused promotional strategy paid off.
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Retail Week cartoonist Patrick Blower’s take on Majestic Wine appointing Naked Wines’ founder as its boss as it acquires the rival.
Debenhams’ refocused promotional strategy has paid off, leading to a 4.3% rise in profits. So how has the department store group changed its ways?
External intervention in the industry often ignores the fact that retail is fundamentally driven by shopper behaviour.
Consumers are still on the rocky road to economic stability, but there are signs of a long-term, sustainable recovery on the horizon.