By Planet Retail2011-10-14T07:00:00+01:00
Eckhard Cordes, chief executive of retail group Metro, announced that he will be resigning from his post by October 31, 2012. He has lead Metro since 2007 and will be a member of the supervisory board until his successor is found.
Retail sales registered the second consecutive month of growth in July, which BRC chief executive Helen Dickinson said was as “a step in the right direction”.
Discount supermarket Lidl has rolled out its Plus rewards and loyalty app in the UK today, a month after it first launched in Ireland.
Ride-sharing app Uber’s latest set of results show its nascent food delivery business has overtaken its taxi service as people around the world stayed at home during lockdown.
With both Tesco and Superdry pulling out of international ventures on the same day, Retail Week asks whether UK retail is scaling back its global ambitions.
The coronavirus crisis will wipe $2.1trn (£1.7trn) off of global retail sales in 2020, new data has predicted.
The coronavirus outbreak has sparked fears and headlines worldwide since emerging in the Chinese city of Wuhan at the start of the year.
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