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Courier firm Yodel has suspended collections from distribution hubs after an unprecedented surge in demand following Black Friday.
Oak Furniture Land will launch a sofa proposition by Boxing Day that will include 57 showrooms across the country.
John Lewis said its systems “stood up to the challenge” of unprecedented Black Friday online orders as sales rose last week.
Bathstore has kicked off its overseas expansion with a deal to open a franchise store in the Middle East in spring 2015.
Carpetright has recorded a tripling of pre-tax profits in its first half as it halts the sharp decline in its European businesses.
Carpetright is investing around £1m in a relaunch of its website in the first quarter of next year as it focuses on “design and inspiration”.
Christmas spend is set to peak on December 23, with retailers expected to rake in £1.3bn in sales, according to Visa.
Change is a given in store design, but the landscape has shifted more than normal this year and the pace continues to quicken.
When Wilf Walsh was appointed chief executive of Carpetright a few eyebrows were raised but things are looking up under his watch.
Giving consumers and experience or customer service something worth sharing with their friends is at the heart of retailers’ success.