Carrefour chief executive Georges Plassat has pledged commitment to the physical store as the rising popularity of ecommerce continues at pace.
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Industry like-for-likes rose 2.6% in January, boosted by the sale of big-ticket items in furniture and home accessories.
The Co-op was the fastest growing non-discounter for the first time since 2011 as Aldi and Lidl continued to steal market share.
It looks as if the upholstered furniture market, in contrast with some retail sectors, has plenty of spring left in it.
Retail news round-up on February 9, 2016: Local councils to be able to extend Sunday trading hours, easyFoodstore re-opens and January retail sales up 3.3%.
Asda has hired Andy Murray, the founder of international shopper marketing agency Saatchi & Saatchi X, as its new chief customer officer.
EasyFoodstore has a very long road ahead of it – there is more to operating a shop that people will frequent than just low prices.
The key to a thriving prime retail destination is a visionary approach and securing ‘stars’ from the international premium and food sectors.
Retailers are gearing up for a bumper Valentine’s Day this weekend and have launched a range of deals and new products to woo consumers.
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Harold Tillman and Don McCarthy are all smiles, House of Fraser gets emoji-nal and Ocado boss Tim Steiner reveals his hunger for grocery.
The week in words and numbers, February 5, 2016: Boots to cut assistant store manager roles, Morrisons slashes prices, plus more.
Retail news round-up on February 5, 2016: EasyFoodstore forced to shut after running out of stock, Superdrug agrees sexist pricing review and Rangers sends notice to end Sports Direct JV.
Retail Week looks ahead to next week with updates from New Look, Dunelm and the latest grocery update from Kantar.
Home Retail Group’s third largest shareholder, Old Mutual, has backed the £1.3bn takeover bid from supermarket giant Sainsbury’s.
Tesco has been landed with a £1m bill for the costs of the Groceries Code Adjudicator’s investigation into the retailer.
Morrisons has gone ‘back to the future’ by relaunching its Price Crunch campaign, and it could help return the grocer to its former glory.
Shop food prices rose last month for the first time since August 2015, the latest BRC-Nielsen Shop Price Index has found.
Sir Stelios Haji-Ioannou has certainly drummed up plenty of attention with his tentative foray into the world of grocery retailing.
The Co-op has bought 15 Budgens convenience stores around London and the Southeast as part of its strategy to acquire 100 new stores in 2016.
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Sainsbury’s boss Mike Coupe has declared the grocer can compete with John Lewis, Amazon and M&S, if it completes a takeover of Argos.
Sainsbury’s has reached an agreement with Home Retail over the asking price for the business ahead of this evening’s takeover deadline.
Tesco has unveiled pay rises for all its shopfloor staff, but confirmed plans to reduce premium payments for Sunday and Bank Holiday shifts.