Executive editor George MacDonald and content editor Nicola Harrison pick through the big stories from the past seven days.
Follow the links below for more news and analysis on the stories mentioned in The Retail Week – May 1, 2015:
- Mike Coupe sentenced to two years in jail in Egypt
- Justin King also faces prosecution in Egyptian saga
- Home Retail records jump in pre-tax profits
- Deadline looms for Poundland’s decision over 99p Stores deal
- As Sainsbury’s Egyptian nightmare comes back to haunt it, here are 7 disastrous overseas retail forays