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A1 November 2014

Digital edition: Land Securities Retail - A1 magazine November 2014

Read the Land Securities Retail A1 magazine as a fully digital edition.

Retailers are holding out for a rush in the last few days before Christmas after Black Friday disrupted festive shopping patterns.

Christmas success rides on final days after shopping patterns skewed

Retailers are banking on a last-minute shopper rush for seasonal success after Black Friday disrupted shopping patterns in the golden quarter.

Black Friday has driven the biggest sales growth in over a decade

Black Friday drives biggest retail sales growth in over a decade

Black Friday propelled the biggest increase in retail sales in more than a decade as sales rose in November 6.4% year on year.

Dixons Carphone boss Seb James hopes to take on John Lewis by extending warranties

Dixons Carphone takes on John Lewis by extending warranty proposition

Dixons Carphone will up the stakes against John Lewis by extending its free warranty proposition as it seeks to double the value of the company.

Dutch value retailer Tiger is preparing to open four new stores in the South of England and three elsewhere in the UK.

Tiger prepares to open seven more stores across the UK

Danish value retailer Tiger is preparing to open four new stores in the South of England and three elsewhere in the UK.

A glitch on Amazon resulted in thousands of products being sold for 1p

Amazon glitch allows customers to snap up products for 1p

Amazon sellers are facing huge potential losses after a computer error caused thousands of items to be sold on the site for just 1p.

This year’s golden quarter is set to be another nail-biter as Black Friday and last-minute shoppers make Christmas sales evermore uncertain.

Comment: Get ready for the new retail normal at Christmas

This year’s golden quarter is set to be another nail-biter as Black Friday and last-minute shoppers make Christmas sales evermore uncertain.

Boss Wilf Walsh thinks Carpetright became too value-focused

Comment: Carpetright’s new boss Wilf Walsh is a nice fit

When Wilf Walsh was appointed chief executive of Carpetright a few eyebrows were raised but things are looking up under his watch.

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