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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.
Supermarkets are cutting back on hours worked and equivalent full-time jobs in retail fell in the second quarter despite growth in store numbers.
Retail sales volumes returned to growth in the year to July, rebounding “solidly” due to the hot summer weather.
The Co-operative Group has agreed to sell its pharmacies to Sir Anwar Pervez’s Bestway in a deal valuing the health specialist at £620m.
UK retail sales in June experienced the lowest total growth rate in three years as consumers prepared for an expected interest rate hike.
Alliance Boots has renewed its partnership with the University of Manchester as part of its skincare research to create its flagship No7 serums.
Beauty is always big at Christmas as party-goers complement their new outfits with hair, skin and nail products and the usual sparkly eye shadows.
Bestway is buying The Co-operative Pharmacy for £620m, but it will be entering a competitive sector.
Retailers must leverage knowledge of their customers’ needs to optimise their ecommerce offers if they want to succeed in online retail.
Whether walking into a store anywhere across the globe or connecting online, it remains true that creating customer loyalty is at the heart of successful retail.