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BrightHouse’s private equity owner has appointed advisers to examine the potential for an IPO.
McColl’s said it made “good progress” in its third quarter to May 26 as total sales jumped 4.3%.
TJX Europe, the parent company of TK Maxx and HomeSense, recorded a jump in like-for-likes as it prepares to roll out new stores.
Amazon has moved further into gaming by snapping up live-streaming gaming network Twitch for $970m (£585m), beating Google to the acquisition.
Furniture Village has secured a £6m investment from the Business Growth Fund (BGF), which will help it accelerate store expansion.
Retail news round-up on August 26, 2014: Footfall plunges over rainy Bank Holiday, Furniture Village gets £6m investment, Amazon acquires gaming firm and more.
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Retailers must remember that while competitive pricing is important, remaining focused on their core offering and target market is essential.
Electricals group Dixons and mobile specialist Carphone Warehouse have officially flicked the switch on their retail merger.
Today’s Kantar grocery market data told another tale of discounter growth as sales at Aldi and Lidl surged once again, but Morrisons may be quietly pleased.
BrightHouse’s appointment of adviser Rothschild last week suggests the run of retail IPOs may not have dried up just yet.