Retail Week looks ahead to the next seven days with updates from Next, Pets at Home, Travis Perkins, Hammerson and Intu all on the agenda.


The shopping centre owner posts its interim results on Monday. Hammerson is in the midst of a strategic shift as it works to offload its retail park portfolio and ramp up its focus on malls in prime locations.

The company suffered a steep drop in the value of its assets to £9.9bn in the year to December 31 as it grapples to adapt to the changing retail landscape.

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The Warhammer-maker unveils full-year results on Tuesday. The City will be anticipating further growth after its top and bottom lines both increased in the six months to December 2.

Pre-tax profit advanced 7% to £40.8m during the period, as sales jumped 14% to £125.2m.


The food-to-go specialist reveals its interim results on Tuesday. Greggs’ growth has been spurred by the introduction of popular new products such as its vegan sausage roll.

In 2018, such innovation helped drive sales beyond the £1bn mark for the first time, as profits spiked 15% to £82.6m.


The fashion giant updates the market with details of its second-quarter trading performance on Wednesday.

Next enjoyed a 4.5% increase in full-price sales during the 13 weeks to April 27, ahead of its forecast 3.2% growth. However, it cautioned at the time that “exceptionally warm weather” had spurred sales during the period, and said it could not extrapolate that performance across the remainder of the year.

Second-quarter growth could, therefore, be more subdued.

Travis Perkins

The Wickes and Toolstation owner will file interim results on Wednesday. Travis Perkins is currently reviewing the future of its Wickes business and the City will be hoping for an update on its strategy.

Wickes’ sales rebounded in the first quarter of the year, when a 10% jump in like-for-like sales was driven by a “strong turnaround” in its kitchen and bathroom categories.


The embattled property firm files its half-year results on Wednesday. Like its rival Hammerson, Intu has been hit by conditions on the high street as retailers scale back their store estates and seek rental reductions.

In May, the Lakeside and Metrocentre owner warned that like-for-like rental income would be between 4% and 6% lower in 2019 as a result of a “slowdown in new lettings” and the “higher than expected level” of CVAs.

Just Eat

The online food delivery service posts its interim results on Wednesday. In March, Just Eat said it was forecasting full-year revenues of between £1bn and £1.1bn, and the City will be seeking signs it is on track to hit that goal.

Just Eat has come under pressure from some shareholders, including Cat Rock, to seek a merger with a rival amid fierce competition from the likes of Uber Eats and Deliveroo. The latter has secured funding from etail titan Amazon, although that is now the subject of an investigation from the CMA.

Pets at Home

The pet specialist will update on first-quarter trading on Friday. The business will be seeking to build further momentum after pre-tax profit grew 6.1% to £89.7m in the year to March 28.

Pets at Home said at the time of those results in May that it was “trading strongly and taking share across the market”.