Blockbuster movies released in 2015 ensured it was a landmark year for video as retailers unlocked value through in-store experiences.
Janette Cross planned to work at Foyles for a year to support her acting work. Twelve years on, she is leading its customer experience strategy.
Waterstones full-year losses have narrowed after investment from its new owners and a deeper range of books helped boost sales.
Etail giant Amazon is planning to open up to 400 bookshops following the launch of its first physical store last year, according to reports.
The in-store technology on offer in New York ensures that retail in the Big Apple looks more engaging than it has done for some time
O2 has opened a new-look store in Manchester designed to provide high street shoppers with more reasons to visit a phone shop.
The management behind Hawkins Bazaar’s parent company Tobar Group has completed a buyout of the retailer, backed by Merino Private Equity.
Foyles like-for-likes jumped 4.7% in December driven by the performance of London bookshops including its relocated Charing Cross flagship.
Waterstones recorded growth across all categories in the festive season, thanks to more books “under the Christmas tree” this year.
Game has issued a profit warning following a “faster than expected decline” for old format content and a “slower” switch to new consoles.
Pre-tax profits at French electricals specialist Darty surged 71% to €24.3m (£17.5m) in its first half after plans for growth paid off.
As Black Friday shifts online, retailers are feeling the pressure and looking to more efficient and creative ways to deliver products.
Visa has reported online spending on Black Friday soared 25%, while store sales was slightly down.
Three quarters of consumers planning to make a purchase on Black Friday will buy from online giant Amazon, a study has revealed.
Shop prices dropped 1.8% in October as clothing, books and DIY products experienced the deepest levels of deflation owing to low commodity prices.
Amazon is launching its first physical bookstore today in its hometown of Seattle as it dips its toe into bricks-and-mortar retailing.
Game chief executive Martyn Gibbs believes the high street retailer is well positioned to capitalise on a market becoming increasingly dominated by digital products.
Toys R Us has more than trebled its full-year pre-tax profits in the UK, putting an end to a run of four consecutive years of falling profits.
Retailers are expected to profit from £460m worth of Halloween-related sales this year, according to forecasts from Conlumino.
Musical instruments retailer Gear4music has reported a 43% surge in first-half revenues in its maiden results since floating.
Amazon has settled out of court with children’s TV production company Kindle Entertainment after suing it for a trademark infringement.
Game full-year adjusted pre-tax profit dropped 4.5% to £38m as operating costs hit the specialist’s performance.
Game is to invest “heavily” in its Multiplay business and is preparing to exploit the virtual reality gaming market as it adapts for the digital age.
September’s like-for-likes have risen at the fastest rate since January 2014 owing to the inclusion of the late bank holiday in the month’s figures.
Waterstones managing director James Daunt revealed Super Thursday boosted sales by 5% following a “better vintage” of book launches this year.