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Department store John Lewis has banned its staff from using their discounts to snap up online bargains on Black Friday this year.
Home shopping group Findel has reported flat half-year sales and profits while the sale of its Kitbag business has been delayed.
Pets at Home boss Nick Wood has ruled out opening dedicated cat stores, but vowed the retailer will “continue to innovate”.
Pets at Home has recorded an increase in sales and profits in its first half as the retailer invested in its customer proposition.
Black Friday has fundamentally changed the shape of Christmas trade and this year’s festive shopping trend is set to be even more pronounced.
Etail giant Amazon has extended its one-hour delivery service Prime Now to Newcastle, including Gateshead, Durham and Sunderland.
Poundland plans to trial a new multi-price store format using some of the Family Bargains shops it picked up in its acquisition of 99p Stores.
Mothercare boss Mark Newton-Jones has blasted the industry’s embrace of Black Friday and says the retailer will only participate “in a light fashion”.
Mothercare has reported a more than doubling of half-year pre-tax profits as its turnaround plan begins to have impact.
Pre-tax profits plunged 26% at Poundland. The value retailer blamed higher costs and currency issues. This is what the analyst said.
Poundland has blamed higher costs and currency movements for the 26% dive in its underlying half-year profits.
Value retailer B&M this week posted results that underpin its position as one of the fastest-growing retailers in the UK.
The UK launch of grocery delivery service Pantry signals a shift in Amazon’s focus on the supply chain as well as customer focus.
B&M has recorded strong sales and profit growth in its second half as its rate of store expansion hits record levels. Here is what the analysts say.
Do store-in-stores in de Bijenkorf give adequate space for John Lewis to sell itself to Dutch consumers not used to mixing homewares and fashion?
As online-only stores seek to establish a physical presence in retail, the importance of staying on top of the latest technology should not be forgotten.
Amazon has slashed the annual subscription fee of Prime membership as it seeks to steal a march on rivals ahead of Black Friday.
Alibaba says this year’s Singles’ Day was the largest in its history as it processed £9.4bn across the day, but which British retailers cashed in?
Card Factory has revealed its nine-month sales rose 7.9% helped by new store openings and its growing online business.
Poundland is launching its first TV advertising campaign as part of a major marketing push ahead of the crucial Christmas trading period.
Retail sales dipped 0.2% on a like-for-like basis during October as consumers held fire on purchases ahead of the Black Friday sales in November.
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All change across the retail sector as Rob Collins steps up at Waitrose, Michael Sharp departs Debenhams and Roger Burnley joins Asda.
New retail red-letter days such as Singles’ Day should be encouraged but they should meet shoppers’ needs and build value for retailers.