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Primark owner Associated British Foods has said that sales at the fashion retailer rose by 4% in the 16 weeks to 5 January and that profit was “well ahead” of the corresponding period in the previous year. [...]
Thu, Jan 17, 2019 Source: theretailbulletin.com

Game Digital saw its UK like-like sales edge down 0.3% in the seven weeks to 5 January although sales in Spain were up 4.8% in the period. [...]
Thu, Jan 17, 2019 Source: theretailbulletin.com

Marks & Spencer is piloting a scheme where it will sell over 90 lines of loose fruit and vegetables as it looks to reduce the amount of plastic packaging it uses.  [...]
Thu, Jan 17, 2019 Source: theretailbulletin.com

Virgin Experience Days has appointed Dan Pearce as its first chief marketing officer as it looks to drive increased awareness of experiences as a gift choice. [...]
Thu, Jan 17, 2019 Source: theretailbulletin.com

H&M is using some of its stores to test new concepts as it looks to improve the customer experience both in its physical shops and online. [...]
Wed, Jan 16, 2019 Source: theretailbulletin.com

The Works, the book, stationery and arts and crafts retailer, has reported a first half loss despite achieving strong sales. [...]
Wed, Jan 16, 2019 Source: theretailbulletin.com

The John Lewis department store saw its sales edge up 0.7% last week against the corresponding period last year. [...]
Tue, Jan 15, 2019 Source: theretailbulletin.com

Online retailer Musclefood has appointed Gareth Jones, the former deputy chief executive of Shop Direct, as its chief executive. [...]
Tue, Jan 15, 2019 Source: theretailbulletin.com

Asda is expanding its use of innovative tower lockers for click & collect as customers find them an attractive and convenient alternative to visiting stores when collecting their online orders. [...]
Tue, Jan 15, 2019 Source: theretailbulletin.com

Marks & Spencer has announced the next 17 locations where it will be closing stores as part of plans to shutter more than 100 branches by 2022. [...]
Tue, Jan 15, 2019 Source: theretailbulletin.com

It’s not all doom and gloom for the global retail market as new report from AI firm, Peak, reveals total sales, online and in-store, are at their highest ever point. [...]
Tue, Jan 15, 2019 Source: theretailbulletin.com

Boohoo has reported a 44% uplift in quarterly group revenue to £328.2 million after sales rose across all of its geographic regions. [...]
Tue, Jan 15, 2019 Source: theretailbulletin.com

Waitrose is continuing to develop its payment capabilities, with a more agile technology infrastructure enabling it to introduce an increasing level of mobility and personalisation into its store-based solutions. [...]
Tue, Jan 15, 2019 Source: theretailbulletin.com

Games Workshop, the fantasy gaming retailer, has said it is in “great shape” after reporting an increase in both its half year sales and profits. [...]
Tue, Jan 15, 2019 Source: theretailbulletin.com

Food and drink retailer Booths increased its Christmas sales by 3.3% in the three weeks to 5 January. [...]
Tue, Jan 15, 2019 Source: theretailbulletin.com

Travel bookstore Stanfords has opened its new London flagship store at Mercer Walk in Covent Garden. [...]
Mon, Jan 14, 2019 Source: theretailbulletin.com

Lifestyle fashion brand Seasalt has said it enjoyed record Christmas trading with retail sales increasing by 35% year-on-year in the five weeks ending 5 January. [...]
Mon, Jan 14, 2019 Source: theretailbulletin.com

Shop Direct, the owner of Very and Littlewoods, saw its group revenue increase by 3.7% in the run-up to Christmas. [...]
Mon, Jan 14, 2019 Source: theretailbulletin.com

Sportswear retailer JD Sports has reported that sales across its global sports fashion fascias increased by 15% in the 48 weeks to 5 January. [...]
Mon, Jan 14, 2019 Source: theretailbulletin.com

New figures have revealed that December retail footfall was down 2.6% year-on-year. [...]
Mon, Jan 14, 2019 Source: theretailbulletin.com