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Evans Cycles has revealed it has returned to pre-tax profit as the sale of the business enters the latter stages.
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Sainsbury’s is creating 480 specialist digital jobs which will allow the grocer to develop innovative consumer-facing technologies.
Bond Street, Oxford Street and Regent Street are likely to be hardest hit by the next business rates revaluation which is expected to increase their bills by 80%.
Tesco has begun selling off land once earmarked for new supermarkets in a move that could net the retailer hundreds of millions of pounds.
Sainsbury’s boss Mike Coupe says the grocer could double its convenience estate to more than 1,500 stores and predicted that the big four may not exist in 10 years’ time.
Budgens boss Mike Baker believes the grocer’s c-store rivals are “a little bit afraid” of its new-look concept stores.
The big four supermarkets need to tailor offers and reward consumers while discounters have more work to do, according to a grocery survey by Future Thinking.
Morrisons boss David Potts wielded the axe on his executive board yesterday as a 12-strong team was whittled down to six. Retail Week looks at the grocer’s new “leaner” senior management line-up.
Everyday luxury, rather than price-conscious binging, is the order of the day on the evidence of Thorntons and Hotel Chocolat.
Bloated bureaucracy can get in the way of the everyday joys and the specific perks that come with the retailing industry.