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As John Lewis celebrates 150 years since the first store opened on London’s Oxford Street, Retail Week dips into the archives.
The number of people employed in retail increased 1.8% in the first quarter, driven by non-food store groups.
Travis Perkins’ consumer division, largely comprising Wickes, delivered “strong” sales in the first quarter.
The late falling of Easter impacted Scottish retail sales in March as like-for-like sales slumped 3.8%.
Retail spending at DIY and household stores on Visa cards jumped 6% over Easter year-on-year.
Footfall across the long Easter weekend fell by double digits year on year despite brighter weather.
Homebase has joined forces with a customer intelligence service to measure the effectiveness of its TV advertising.
‘Born in Bombay, conceived in Tokyo’ - Obataimu is a fashionable boutique in South Mumbai based on two key concepts: Otaku and Takumi.
Good weather and rising consumer confidence should help DIY shopping locations to shine over the Easter bank holiday weekend.
The recent flooding claimed its first retail scalp last week when home furnishings chain Paul Simon filed for administration.