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Data: Top 20 retailers by profit growth

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Only a third of the UK’s largest retailers generated earnings growth in their last financial year, according to new Retail Week research.

General merchandise video and galleries

  • General merchandise ranking

  • Retail Week Indicator: The digital dichotomy in general merchandise

  • First Look: New Mothercare rival ÏD Kids launches in UK

  • Watch: Smiggle pledges ‘unwavering commitment’ to shops

  • Watch: The Entertainer unboxes new-concept toy store

  • Watch: The Works boss Keaney on store expansion

  • In pictures: Discount and digital in New York

  • In pictures: High street Sales round-up

  • First look: Hema's new London flagship

  • WHSmith: The 225-year-old chain through the ages