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B&M has posted a pre-tax profit uplift of 32.5% to £115 million in the first half of its financial year. [...]
Tue, Nov 13, 2018 Source: theretailbulletin.com

A new Which? survey has found that Homebase has been rated as the worst online retailer in the UK. [...]
Tue, Nov 13, 2018 Source: theretailbulletin.com

Canadian coffee chain Tim Hortons has signed up its first franchisee in the UK and Ireland. [...]
Tue, Nov 13, 2018 Source: theretailbulletin.com

Stance, the premium basic apparel brand, has opened its first store outside of the US in London’s Covent Garden. [...]
Tue, Nov 13, 2018 Source: theretailbulletin.com

How high-volume brands are automating the holidays [...]
Tue, Nov 13, 2018 Source: theretailbulletin.com

Central England Co-operative has appointed Debbie Robinson as its new chief executive. [...]
Mon, Nov 12, 2018 Source: theretailbulletin.com

New data has revealed that UK retail footfall dropped by 2% year-on-year in October. This follows a fall of 1.7% in September. [...]
Mon, Nov 12, 2018 Source: theretailbulletin.com

Habitat has opened a new flagship store in Brighton on the city’s North Street. The move marks the brand’s first city-centre opening in ten years. [...]
Mon, Nov 12, 2018 Source: theretailbulletin.com

Building on an existing formalwear partnership, Paul Smith has teamed up with Manchester United on a capsule collection of graphic accessories that mixes Paul Smith designs with Manchester United’s football heritage. [...]
Mon, Nov 12, 2018 Source: theretailbulletin.com

H&M owned Arket has opened its first store in the West Midlands at Birmingham’s Bullring. [...]
Mon, Nov 12, 2018 Source: theretailbulletin.com

Online electricals retailer AO World has agreed to purchase Mobile Phones Direct for £32.5 million. [...]
Fri, Nov 09, 2018 Source: theretailbulletin.com

Car parts and cycling retailer Halfords has posted a decline in its half-year profits despite total sales increasing by 1.9% to £599.9 million. [...]
Fri, Nov 09, 2018 Source: theretailbulletin.com

New data has shown that a net 1,123 stores disappeared from the UK’s top 500 high streets in the first half of this year. [...]
Fri, Nov 09, 2018 Source: theretailbulletin.com

Virgin Holidays has opened its biggest store to date at Centre:mk in Milton Keynes. [...]
Fri, Nov 09, 2018 Source: theretailbulletin.com

The John Lewis Partnership is seeking a new chairman following news that Sir Charlie Mayfield will step down as the Partnership’s fifth chairman during 2020. [...]
Fri, Nov 09, 2018 Source: theretailbulletin.com

Sainsbury’s saw its like-for-like sales edge up 0.6% in its first half after its food and general merchandise sales benefited from this year’s hot summer. [...]
Thu, Nov 08, 2018 Source: theretailbulletin.com

International research organization Martec’s annual State of The Retail Supply Chain Survey commissioned by RELEX nevertheless finds most retailers see competition as fiercer than ever [...]
Thu, Nov 08, 2018 Source: theretailbulletin.com

Burberry has reported first half results in line with expectations as the company works to reposition itself under a new designer. [...]
Thu, Nov 08, 2018 Source: theretailbulletin.com

Mulberry saw its sales decline by 8% to £68.3 million in the six months to 30 September as trading was hit by tough trading conditions and the impact of House of Fraser’s administration. [...]
Thu, Nov 08, 2018 Source: theretailbulletin.com

Superdry has increased its first half global brand revenue by 6.4% to £831.8 million although trading in the period was affected by the summer heatwave. [...]
Thu, Nov 08, 2018 Source: theretailbulletin.com