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Former Carpetright boss Darren Shapland has been appointed as Poundland chairman today. Retail Week profiled Shapland in 2012 when he was hired by Carpetright.
Read the Land Securities Retail A1 magazine as a fully digital edition.
Read the Retail Week Supply Chain supplement as a fully digital edition.
Grocery shoppers are increasingly making use of mobile technology as they plan shopping, evidenced by a surge in search volumes during the second quarter of 2014.
Retail news round-up on July 28, 2014: Home Retail considers Homebase disposal, retailers attack ‘supermarket tax’ proposal, Leighton and Norman in frame for Morrisons chairmanship
A group of councils is formally asking the Government for powers to tax supermarkets in a bid to boost local economies.
Pre-pack administration, which lets bosses of struggling firms wipe debt by going into administration and still trading, may be banned
Vince Cable is to back a probe into the administrators of Comet, referring three partners of Deloitte to chartered accountants body ICAEW.
In terms of untapped retail potential, China holds untold opportunities, but itís also among the most difficult international markets to crack.
M&S poached Tesco’s Carl Dawson to become its new IT director. Retail Week looks at what he needs to focus on in his new role.
Amazon’s shares fell 10% last night, following news of its second quarter loss. Retail Week asks if it is time for Amazon to start focusing on profits?
The tables were turned again on major retailers this weekend when a coalition of local councils made a tough proposal to the Government.
It wasn’t too long ago that Sunday was truly the day of rest but all that has changed, fuelled by consumer demand and facilitated by Sunday delivery.