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Heartland, the holding company behind Bestseller, is to invest in German online fashion retailer About You. [...]
Fri, Jul 20, 2018 Source: theretailbulletin.com

Sainsbury’s has opened a new Sainsbury’s Local store in the heart of Leeds city centre. [...]
Fri, Jul 20, 2018 Source: theretailbulletin.com

Coal Drops Yard, the new Heatherwick Studio designed shopping quarter in London’s King’s Cross, has announced an opening date of 26 October. [...]
Fri, Jul 20, 2018 Source: theretailbulletin.com

Marks & Spencer has launched its own podcast series that goes behind the scenes at the retailer and looks at issues such as sustainability and the high street. [...]
Fri, Jul 20, 2018 Source: theretailbulletin.com

Six former Toys ‘R’ Us stores have been sold to a range of buyers in deals worth £30.5 million. [...]
Fri, Jul 20, 2018 Source: theretailbulletin.com

Marks & Spencer has announced a new partnership with Octopus in which it will supply energy to customers under its existing M&S Energy brand. [...]
Thu, Jul 19, 2018 Source: theretailbulletin.com

Sports Direct has posted a drop in full year pre-tax profit after taking an £85 million hit on its investment in Debenhams. [...]
Thu, Jul 19, 2018 Source: theretailbulletin.com

Lidl has reported that the World Cup helped it to achieve record footfall and sales during the past month as shoppers bought food and drink for garden parties and barbeques to cheer on England. [...]
Thu, Jul 19, 2018 Source: theretailbulletin.com

Dixons Travel has opened its first store in Belfast at the city’s international airport. [...]
Thu, Jul 19, 2018 Source: theretailbulletin.com

Hotel Chocolat has increased its full year revenue by 12% to £116 million and said it delivered a "strong” year. [...]
Wed, Jul 18, 2018 Source: theretailbulletin.com

Ask managers what causes them the most problems in the consumer product supply chain – choosing from any product, product group or area of operations – and the most common answer you’ll get is “promotion management”. [...]
Wed, Jul 18, 2018 Source: theretailbulletin.com

Wearable technology is emerging from the novelty phase, and retailers are now starting to integrate them into loyalty programmes. With CCS Insight predicting that the wearables market will be worth $25bn by 2019, it’s clear that there’s a massive opportunity for retailers. [...]
Wed, Jul 18, 2018 Source: theretailbulletin.com

John Lewis saw its sales decline by 6.2% year-on-year last week as the World Cup and Wimbledon impacted the department store's trade. [...]
Wed, Jul 18, 2018 Source: theretailbulletin.com

Mercedes-Benz has returned to Cardiff’s St David’s shopping centre to launch another pop-up store this summer. [...]
Wed, Jul 18, 2018 Source: theretailbulletin.com

Poundworld is to close a further 40 stores with the move resulting in the loss of over 500 jobs. [...]
Wed, Jul 18, 2018 Source: theretailbulletin.com

Luxury men’s shirt designer Emma Willis teamed up with fashion retail software specialist Esperus Systems Ltd to revamp the system at its central London store. [...]
Tue, Jul 17, 2018 Source: theretailbulletin.com

ICON Outlet, the new 210,000 square foot designer outlet centre due to open at London’s O2 Centre this October, has announced its first wave of signings. [...]
Tue, Jul 17, 2018 Source: theretailbulletin.com

Luxury goods group Richemont has announced plans to appoint Sophie Guieysse as an executive director on the board of directors of Compagnie Financière Richemont. [...]
Tue, Jul 17, 2018 Source: theretailbulletin.com

Sainsbury’s is to supply a range of food-to-go items to be sold in nine WH Smith travel and hospital stores across the UK. [...]
Tue, Jul 17, 2018 Source: theretailbulletin.com

Daniel Wellington has opened its first UK standalone store outside of London at the St David’s shopping centre in Cardiff. [...]
Tue, Jul 17, 2018 Source: theretailbulletin.com