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Shares in sofa and carpet retailer ScS rose 8.6% to 190p on its first day back on the London Stock Exchange, signalling appetite is ripe for retail IPOs.
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Argos has unveiled plans to open 10 digital stores in Sainsbury’s supermarkets across the UK as part of a drive to reach more customers.
Tesco has begun consultations with hundreds of directors across its Cheshunt and Welwyn Garden City offices in order to slash headcount.
Waitrose is changing a free tea and coffee deal in its cafes after customers lingered at tables without buying anything else.
Marks & Spencer has poached Next’s head of menswear design Simon Hawksworth to fill the position left vacant by Tony O’Connor’s departure.
Retail news round-up on January 29, 2015: Tesco recalls foul smelling drink, Asos founder sells shares, Waitrose changes free coffee scheme, Irish retail sales rise
The festive season’s results inevitably have winners and losers, but this year’s OC&C Christmas Trading Index shows the gulf between them.
Morrisons, Asda, Sainsbury’s and Tesco are all cutting roles and reshuffling their top teams as they seek to turn around performance.
Black Friday’s high-profile promotion caused logistics chaos for some retailers but presents undeniable opportunities for others.
Tesco has undoubtedly struggled in recent years but some of the criticism of the retailer’s previous management has gone too far.