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New chief executive, Dave Lewis, is expected to undertake a root and branch review of the Tesco brand in a bid to re-engage customers.
Read the Retail Week John Lewis special anniversary issue as a fully digital edition.
John Lewis ended its summer Sale with 18.8% growth year on year last week, driven by a stellar performance in its home department.
Value retailer Matalan is aiming to “service the way modern families want to shop” with its first Oxford Street store, due to open next year.
Department store Beales has angered its largest shareholder Panther Securities by removing the property firm’s representative from its board.
Sales at John Lewis department stores rocketed 20.1% last week to £77.1m, boosted by the summer clearance Sale.
Retail news round-up on July 14, 2014: House of Fraser creates new head of SEO role, Net-a-Porter accused of not paying enough tax, Bestway boss to become preferred bidder for Co-op Pharmacies and more
M&S poached Tesco’s Carl Dawson to become its new IT director. Retail Week looks at what he needs to focus on in his new role.
UK retail like-for-like sales fell 0.8% in June, the lowest growth for three years, according to the BRC-KPMG Retail Sales Monitor.
The decision by John Lewis to support the forthcoming Commonwealth Games is a canny piece of marketing know-how.
At a time when every multichannel retailer is relying on online sales to boost their overall like-for-like performance, at M&S it is the other way around.