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An unprecedented number of retailers are poised to take part in a Black Friday deal frenzy that is expected to deliver £200m of sales.
Family spending power reached a record high last month, with shoppers’ weekly spend rising year on year for the 13th month in a row.
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Retail news round-up on November 21, 2014: Ex-JJB boss found guilty of £1m fraud, Richemont considers Net-a-Porter IPO and China becomes biggest consumer of UK goods online
Former JJB Sports chief executive Chris Ronnie has been found guilty of a £1m fraud that helped to fund a luxury lifestyle.
Casino-owned etail group Cnova began trading on the Nasdaq Stock Market yesterday, after analysts expressed disappointment over its IPO price.
Mothercare’s group underlying pre-tax profits were up 65% to £3.3m in the half year with the UK loss lessening as it continues its turnaround.
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Mothercare’s turnaround efforts seem to be gaining traction as the retailer’s underlying pre-tax profit jumped 65% to £3.3m in the first half.
Maternity specialist Mothercare, which new chief executive Mark Newton-Jones aims to turn around, has posted first-half numbers.
B&M’s interim results show that the retailer is a strong growth business, so why has its post-IPO share price been underwhelming?
Helen Weir may have been among banking group Lloyds’ top brass in the run-up to the financial crash but her appointment at M&S is welcome.