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Mary Portas talks about her new book ‘Shop Girl’, her roots in retail and the health of the industry in an interview with George MacDonald.
Travis Perkins’ consumer arm, which largely consists of Wickes, has reported its adjusted operating profit increased 22.7% to £77m.
TJX Europe’s breakdown of its full year saw a 15% increase in profits from $283m (£184.2m) last year, to $325m (£211.5m) this year.
McColl’s Retail Group has posted an increase in profits and revenue in its first full-year trading figures since its IPO last February.
Retail news round-up on March 2, 2015: TPG could acquire Poundworld, Dunelm founder buys Morrisons stake, investors concern over Sports Direct’s delay on finance director and more.
Department store retailer John Lewis recorded an increase in sales in the week to February 21, with a strong performance from home and fashion.
Asda’s figures for the 2014 calendar year are not bad in light of the extreme voucher-heavy competition over the Christmas trading period.
Sam Husain says the company is “hungry for expansion” but the opening of new shops depend on the deals it can strike with landlords.
There’s not much in retail that’s worse than a minus in front of a sales or profit figure but M&S looks as if it’s going the right way.
WHSmith may be the butt of sarky humour but there is little doubting the retailer’s prowess after it reported a 9% surge in profits.