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Mamas & Papas is pursuing a Company Voluntary Agreement (CVA) as an alternative to administration. We look at how retailers have used the controversial tactic and what happened
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Latest TV shopping news
Sit Up TV’s creditors have “overwhelmingly” voted through the CVA which will enable the TV shopping firm to restructure its fixed cost base.
TV shopping channel Sit-up, which operates Price Drop and Bid TV, is calling on creditors to back a life-saving Company Voluntary Arrangement.
DIY retailer B&Q is to launch a marketing campaign designed to create a more emotional connection between its brand and customers and put the retailer “front of mind” as a source of advice and inspiration.
Ofcom has launched a probe into two TV shopping channels over claims that shoppers are being misled by sales offers.
Argos is to close its TV shopping channel less than two years after its debut as it focuses on building its digital business.
TV shopping analysis
Television shopping in the UK turns 20 years old this week as QVC celebrates its anniversary. Gemma Goldfingle speaks to boss Dermot Boyd.
Today’s teenagers are growing up amid a digital revolution, and retail has some work to do if it’s going to keep up.
TV shopping comment
Retail Week ran a comment article last month citing the idea of the Internet fridge that could understand when you were low on cheese and connect to online grocers to ensure you never ran out again.
Those good people at eBay have a knack at capturing both zeitgeist and Christmas spirit every year.