If there were lessons to be learned from Black Friday 2014, the early signs suggest Tesco has done plenty of homework over the last 12 months.
Tesco shows it has learned lessons from previous years as customers line up outside stores in Surrey Quays and Orpington, which opened at 5am.
John Lewis has reported its biggest sales week of the year to date as the department store group built trading momentum up to Black Friday.
Tesco is to pay $12m (£8m) to US investors to end legal action following the accounting scandal that rocked the supermarket giant last year.
Aldi has launched a new tongue-in-cheek Christmas advert featuring a playful take on John Lewis’ tear-jerking ‘Man on the Moon’ campaign.
McColl’s veteran chief executive James Lancaster is stepping down from his role at the retailer he founded more than 40 years ago.
As Walmart delivered an encouraging domestic performance, fellow giant Target has brought optimism to US retail with its third-quarter results.
Retail news round-up on November 26, 2015: Pets at Home promises national living wage to young workers and Tesco's US shareholder lawsuit settlement.
Hundreds of Tesco delivery drivers and warehouse staff have threatened to go on strike ahead of the crucial Christmas trading period.
The public still thinks retailers are dominated by those whose large market shares places them in an unfair position against suppliers.
Retail news round-up on November 25, 2015: Tesco drivers threaten to strike ahead of festive period and Office set to change hands.
Made.com and Oddbins have launched tongue-in-cheek campaigns against Black Friday as they refuse to participate in the sales frenzy.
Vegetable-flavoured water and ‘the Dyson of loo brushes’ are among the latest raft of businesses backed by investor TrueStart.
Specialist retailer Hotel Chocolat has added another string to its bow by opening a store in Cambridge which is equal parts cafe and shop.
Retail news round-up on November 24, 2015: Voiceover change at Morrisons' self-service tills and Tesco Ireland's half-year earnings.
Tesco-backed coffee chain Harris + Hoole suffered a doubling of its pre-tax losses last year as it invested in its store expansion.
Retail news round-up on November 23, 2015: Made.com launches new online mattress store and Debenhams demands discounts from suppliers.
Black Friday has fundamentally changed the shape of Christmas trade and this year’s festive shopping trend is set to be even more pronounced.
Sales at John Lewis department stores broke through the £100m barrier last week, boosted by homewares, as peak trading got under way.
Retail news round-up on November 20, 2015: Local councils pay out £3bn in rates relief and deadly superbug in 80% of chickens from supermarkets.
A new-look Tesco on London’s Queensway shows a new approach to convenience that is a real departure from the norm for the grocer.
No minimalism here – Liberty London’s windows are a visual cocktail of Christmas, a place for shoppers to see and be seen.
Value retailer B&M this week posted results that underpin its position as one of the fastest-growing retailers in the UK.
Retail news round-up on November 19, 2015: Supermarket watchdog delays publication of Tesco probe findings, and B&Q’s losses widen at Irish arm.
Scottish retailers suffered last month as industry like-for-like sales slipped 2.8%, according to the Scottish Retail Consortium/KPMG Monitor.