French grocers have benefitted from purchasing alliances, but as the discounters squeeze margins, could UK retailers employ similar tactics?
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Luxury retailer and brand Fortnum & Mason has reported record sales and profits boosted by a 22% jump in online sales.
The plastic bag levy offers retailers the ideal opportunity to fund vital charitable causes and research into dementia should be a priority.
Nisa shareholders have voted against recommended changes to the convenience store chain’s governance at its annual general meeting.
Lidl has sent shockwaves through the industry in its German home market by acquiring grocery delivery start-up Kochzauber.
When was the last time you left home without your mobile? Chances are, you are like most consumers – it’s always on, ready to engage wherever you are.
Retail news round-up on November 30, 2015: Cyber Monday spending set to jump 31% on last year and Nisa Retail chairman under pressure.
Retail is undergoing a revolution as great as the move from counter service to self-service in the 1960s. Here’s how to play by the new rules.
As Black Friday enters its home straight, news editor James Wilmore, content editor Nicola Harrison and reporter Luke Tugby chew over the Black Friday fat.
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.
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 shows it has learned lessons from previous years as customers line up outside stores in Surrey Quays and Orpington, which opened at 5am.
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.