As Sainsbury’s mulls over a formal bid for Home Retail, we explain in 60 seconds whether the merger makes sense in the age of Amazon.
Home Retail Group’s shares have rocketed at their highest rate for more than two years following reports of a potential takeover bid.
Home Retail’s future has been debated for years. Are Argos and Homebase natural bedfellows? Is their combined buying power adequately leveraged?
Value retailer B&M has hired Martin Roberts, a former Vodafone, Sainsbury’s and Wickes executive to be its new operations director.
This week Ikea unveils its new Greenwich, London, branch, which it describes as its “most sustainable store”.
Discounting made no discernible impact on trading and footfall over Christmas, says Springboard marketing and insights director Diane Wehrle.