The new ‘three-in-one’ Currys PC World Carphone Warehouse format is a mixed-brand affair, and the Hedge End branch demonstrates that it works.
Phantom shopper on bargain haunt in Mexico, shelves emptied in 99p Stores closing down Sale and Black Friday banter starts already.
Etailer Ao.com is launching new supply chain technology as it seeks to maintain its availability and customer service while expanding abroad.
Eighteen months on from the merger, it’s ironic that it is the ‘old Carphone’ that seems to be driving the Dixons Carphone business.
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
Dixons Carphone has raised its full-year profits forecast after strong Christmas trading but said it will close 134 shops.
Dixons Carphone has revealed full year profits will be slightly ahead of expectations due a stronger than expected third quarter. Here’s what the analysts said.
Retail Week looks ahead to next week with trading updates from floorings specialist Carpetright and Dixons Carphone on the agenda.
WHSmith is piloting a digital headphone store at Liverpool John Lennon Airport as it presses ahead with investment in “new opportunities”.
Maplin has reported a 2.3% lift in like-for-likes over the Black Friday and Christmas period, boosted by sales of CCTV equipment and drones.
Sales at John Lewis department stores surged 15.6% to £99.6m last week, when all its main categories recorded strong performances.
Etailer Shop Direct has reported a strong Christmas, helped by its m-commerce experience, as sales advanced 6% in the seven weeks to December 25.
Electricals etailer AO World has posted a 35% sales rise over the third quarter.
O2 has opened a new-look store in Manchester designed to provide high street shoppers with more reasons to visit a phone shop.
Retail news round-up on January 12, 2016: Disappointing December for retailers and Dick Smith chief departs following administration.
Like-for-like sales at John Lewis department stores rose over the Christmas period but fell at sister grocer Waitrose.
Prices in British stores continued to fall in December, as retailers resorted to aggressive discounting in order to woo customers.
Australia’s biggest electricals retailer, Dick Smith, has plunged into administration just two years after listing on the country’s stock exchange.
Retail news round-up on January 5, 2016: Australian retailer Dick Smith placed in voluntary administration and shoppers use hedge spending tactic in sales.
Sales at John Lewis rose 2.3% to £129.2m in Christmas week, a performance which the retailer said was “suppressed” by the timing of clearance.
The Government has launched a review into how VAT is applied by retailers in airports following controversy last summer.
Game has issued a profit warning following a “faster than expected decline” for old format content and a “slower” switch to new consoles.
More than half of the stores previously occupied by Phones 4U remain empty despite the business plunging into administration a year ago.
John Lewis sales were up this week despite the mild weather, with sales of gifts and gadgets soaring in the run-up to Christmas.