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Like-for-like sales at Topps Tiles fell by 5.4% in the retailer’s first quarter after trading was impacted by political and economic uncertainty in the lead up... View Article [...]
Wed, Jan 08, 2020 Source: theretailbulletin.com

Carrefour has acquired Dejbox, the lunch delivery service for business employees working in suburban areas. The supermarket said the move will help it to expand its... View Article [...]
Tue, Jan 07, 2020 Source: theretailbulletin.com

Morrisons has reported that like-for-like sales excluding fuel dropped by 1.7% in the 22 weeks to 5 January following “unusually challenging” trading conditions. Total sales declined... View Article [...]
Tue, Jan 07, 2020 Source: theretailbulletin.com

Aldi UK has said it achieved its best-ever Christmas after sales in the four weeks to 24 December broke the £1 billion barrier for the first... View Article [...]
Mon, Jan 06, 2020 Source: theretailbulletin.com

Debenhams has appointed Abigail Comber as its chief marketing officer. Due to join the department store chain on 7 January, Comber previously worked with British Airways... View Article [...]
Mon, Jan 06, 2020 Source: theretailbulletin.com

Department store Debenhams is to shut down 19 UK stores this month as part of its previously announced plans to close 50 of its worst performing... View Article [...]
Mon, Jan 06, 2020 Source: theretailbulletin.com

HMV could close up to 10 stores across the country unless it can secure new deals with its landlords. The entertainment retailer has confirmed that an... View Article [...]
Mon, Jan 06, 2020 Source: theretailbulletin.com

B&Q owner Kingfisher has hired Jean-Jacques Van Oosten as its chief customer and digital officer. Van Oosten has joined the business from The LEGO Group where... View Article [...]
Mon, Jan 06, 2020 Source: theretailbulletin.com

Marks & Spencer has appointed David Surdeau as its interim chief financial officer. Surdeau will join the business on 7 January and will work in the... View Article [...]
Mon, Jan 06, 2020 Source: theretailbulletin.com

Outdoor retailer Mountain Warehouse has said it saw record Christmas trading with sales up 16.2% to £95.8 million in the 13 weeks to 29 December. The... View Article [...]
Mon, Jan 06, 2020 Source: theretailbulletin.com

Time is running out to secure your place for what promises to be the most insightful and thought provoking retail event of the year. To be... View Article [...]
Mon, Jan 06, 2020 Source: theretailbulletin.com

Lidl is to stop displaying cartoon characters on its own-brand cereal ranges in the UK as it looks help parents tackle so-called pester power from their... View Article [...]
Fri, Jan 03, 2020 Source: theretailbulletin.com

Next has raised its full year profit guidance after its fourth quarter full price sales rose by 5.2%. The increase was 1.1% ahead of the retailer’s... View Article [...]
Fri, Jan 03, 2020 Source: theretailbulletin.com

Waitrose & Partners is doubling its vegan range by adding over 30 new own-label and branded products this month. The new items include what Waitrose claims... View Article [...]
Fri, Jan 03, 2020 Source: theretailbulletin.com

Aldi is looking to benefit from the estimated 3.5 million people taking part in this year’ s Veganuary by introducing an array of new vegan products.... View Article [...]
Thu, Jan 02, 2020 Source: theretailbulletin.com

Luxury brand Burberry has unveiled its Chinese New Year 2020 campaign. Starring Burberry brand ambassador Zhou Dongyu, the campaign is promoting a vivid red clothing collection... View Article [...]
Thu, Jan 02, 2020 Source: theretailbulletin.com

Central England Co-operative has revealed that it invested nearly £12 million in expanding the business throughout 2019. This included opening 10 new food stores and relaunching... View Article [...]
Thu, Jan 02, 2020 Source: theretailbulletin.com

The John Lewis department store chain has experienced a slower than usual start to its winter clearance sale despite a busy few days in the run-up... View Article [...]
Thu, Jan 02, 2020 Source: theretailbulletin.com

Boots is teaming up with Public Health England on a scheme that aims to help one million people take action to improve their health. The three-year... View Article [...]
Fri, Dec 27, 2019 Source: theretailbulletin.com

Footfall in UK retail destinations up to 12pm on Boxing Day was down 10.6% on the same period last year. The figures from retail intelligence firm... View Article [...]
Fri, Dec 27, 2019 Source: theretailbulletin.com