Jessops boss Neil Old has unveiled plans to open 15 new stores as the photography retailer targets cities in Northwest England and Scotland.
Steinhoff-owned Conforama has confirmed it will not be upping its final offer for London-listed Darty, despite being trumped by Fnac.
Retail round-up on April 27, 2016: Edinburgh Woollen Mill chief mulls bid for BHS's stores and Fnac wins support from majority Darty shareholders.
John Lewis suffered a sharp drop in fashion sales last week, but furniture and electrical sales gave the department store a boost.
Fnac has upped its stake in electricals retailer Darty to 17.7% and lodged a third and final bid in its battle to acquire the business.
It is no secret that the UK economy has a productivity problem. What may come as a surprise is that the retail sector has actually fared better than most.
Steinhoff-owned Conforama has increased its bid for Darty as it wrestles with Fnac for control of the French electricals retailer.
French retailer Fnac has tabled a counterbid for Darty as the battle for the London-listed electricals retailer heats up.
Retail round-up on April 21, 2016: Conforama snaps up 19.5% of French retailer Darty and Wickes poised to cut prices to compete with Homebase.
Humanoid robots are more often associated with science-fiction films and TV shows as they attempt to take over the world.
Steinhoff-owned Conforama’s acquisition of Darty has moved a step closer after the retailer’s board “unanimously” recommended its offer.
Currys PC World cleans up at King’s Cross, Dame Barbara Windsor celebrates at Fortnum and retailers prepare for the Commando Challenge.
In a shock move, Germany’s Metro Group announced it was examining a proposed split into two independent, individually stock-listed companies.
Electricals etailer Ao.com has reported a better-than-anticipated fourth-quarter performance, with revenue and earnings ahead of expectations.
German retail giant Metro has unveiled plans to split into two businesses in a bid to “accelerate growth” and increase its customer focus.
Game has posted a 32.2% drop in half-year pre-tax profits and fall in sales as it continues to be hit by a “challenging” UK market.
Waitrose and John Lewis have revealed a healthy rise in sales for last week boosted by customers gearing up for Easter and warmer weather.
Darty boss Regis Schultz has welcomed takeover interest in the retailer and insisted the French electricals market needs to be consolidated.
Dixons Carphone is to acquire TV and telecoms switching platform Simplifydigital as it aims to build a “significant services business”.
The future ownership of Argos-owner Home Retail may become clear today as would-be owners weigh up whether to proceed with bids.
Retail Week looks ahead to next week with full-year figures from Kingfisher, Next and Game, plus ONS retail sales data on the agenda.
John Lewis Partnership has reported a drop in sales for the sixth week of its financial year, as fashion sales decreased 10%.
Retail news round-up on March 15, 2016: Hermes investment firm against BHS' rent cut demands and Collapsed Australian retailer Dick Smith to return as an online-only store.
Businesses are urging the Chancellor to reform business rates and stop basing the tax on the Retail Prices Index measure of inflation.
Sainsbury’s is considering upping its offer for Home Retail from £1.3bn to £1.5bn in an effort to outmanoeuvre bid rival Steinhoff.