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Incoming Kingfisher boss Véronique Laury is confident she can successfully lead the group, stating, “I know the business, I know the industry and I know the people”.
Retail news round-up on September 15, 2014: Phones 4u goes into administration, Phase Eight owner hires Rothschild for sale, UK footfall drops 2.8% in August.
Phones 4u owner BC Partners is exploring all options for the retailer following Vodafone’s decision to not renew its contract with the firm.
House of Fraser’s new Chinese owner is planning a £150m cash injection to revamp its department stores and propel its online growth.
House of Fraser’s new owners have outlined ambitions to build the business internationally as its sale to Chinese firm Nanjing Cenbest formally went through.
Amazon has moved further into gaming by snapping up live-streaming gaming network Twitch for $970m (£585m), beating Google to the acquisition.
Electricals group Dixons and mobile specialist Carphone Warehouse have officially flicked the switch on their retail merger.
Alan White, Hotter Shoes chairman and former N Brown chief executive speaks to Retail Week about his proudest achievement in retail.
In the wake of Dixons Carphone’s merger, what lessons can retailers learn to ensure their mergers are successful long term?
The fervour surrounding Aldi and Lidl’s discounting belies the longstanding tradition of discounters in the UK retail market.