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The Morrisons supermarket chain has appointed Jeremy Townsend as a non-executive director with immediate effect. Currently chief financial officer of Rentokil, Townsend was previously group finance director... View Article [...]
Sun, Jul 05, 2020 Source: theretailbulletin.com

Morrisons has chosen Bolosover as the location for a new standalone store for its Nutmeg clothing and homeware ranges. Spanning 5,400 square feet, the shop will employ 16 new members of... View Article [...]
Sun, Jul 05, 2020 Source: theretailbulletin.com

The Two Rivers retail park in Staines is adding Lidl and Marks & Spencer to its line-up. M&S will be relocating its existing store in the... View Article [...]
Sun, Jul 05, 2020 Source: theretailbulletin.com

Consumer confidence edged up in the latter part of June as Covid-19 lockdown restrictions began to ease. According to GfK’s long running Consumer Confidence Barometer, the... View Article [...]
Thu, Jul 02, 2020 Source: theretailbulletin.com

Marks & Spencer is relaunching its Sparks loyalty programme as a “digital first” scheme this month. In statement, the retailer said it had listened to feedback... View Article [...]
Thu, Jul 02, 2020 Source: theretailbulletin.com

Shoe Zone has appointed Peter Foot as its new finance director. Due to take up his role on 6 July, Foot will succeed Jonathan Fearn who will be... View Article [...]
Thu, Jul 02, 2020 Source: theretailbulletin.com

Studio has announced that Paul Kendrick will be promoted to the position of chief executive when current incumbent Phil Maudsley retires in March 2021. Kendrick is currently managing director of... View Article [...]
Thu, Jul 02, 2020 Source: theretailbulletin.com

Arcadia is to carry out a restructuring of its head office function and cut 500 of its 2,500 job roles. The owner of Topshop and Dorothy Perkins... View Article [...]
Wed, Jul 01, 2020 Source: theretailbulletin.com

The Harrods department store is to cut 672 jobs due to the impact of the coronavirus pandemic. This will amount to 14% of its 4,800 strong workforce. In memo... View Article [...]
Wed, Jul 01, 2020 Source: theretailbulletin.com

Fashion brand Hugo Boss has appointed Oliver Timm as its new chief sales officer. Due to take up his role on 1 January, Timm will be responsible for the... View Article [...]
Wed, Jul 01, 2020 Source: theretailbulletin.com

Primark owner Associated British Foods has estimated that the fashion retailer was losing £650 million in sales per month during the Covid-19 lockdown after all 375 of its stores... View Article [...]
Wed, Jul 01, 2020 Source: theretailbulletin.com

B&M has said it has made a strong start to the new financial year with group revenue increasing by 27.7% to £1.15 billion in its first... View Article [...]
Tue, Jun 30, 2020 Source: theretailbulletin.com

Harveys and Bensons for Beds have entered administration, although the latter has been bought back by their owner in a pre-pack deal. The brands were acquired by Alteri... View Article [...]
Tue, Jun 30, 2020 Source: theretailbulletin.com

The bulk of the high street have now reopened their doors, with bars and restaurants soon to follow this weekend. What do you need to know... View Article [...]
Tue, Jun 30, 2020 Source: theretailbulletin.com

John Lewis has announced plans to reopen a further ten shops this month including some in Scotland and Wales. The retailer’s department stores in Basingstoke, Cardiff, Chelmsford, Chester,... View Article [...]
Tue, Jun 30, 2020 Source: theretailbulletin.com

John Lewis has confirmed that it will probably not be reopening some of its department stores that closed during the Covid-19 lockdown. The retailer’s chairman, Sharon... View Article [...]
Tue, Jun 30, 2020 Source: theretailbulletin.com

With retailers and brands moving closer to an all-digital model, new Nuxeo report demonstrates the challenges facing retailers and brands as they look to reestablish themselves,... View Article [...]
Tue, Jun 30, 2020 Source: theretailbulletin.com

Sainsbury’s increased its total retail sales excluding fuel by 8.5% in its first quarter after trading was boosted by strong online sales due to the Covid-19 pandemic. In the... View Article [...]
Tue, Jun 30, 2020 Source: theretailbulletin.com

Around 600 people at TM Lewin will lose their jobs due to plans to permanently close all 66 of the shirt retailer’s stores. The news follows the company entering... View Article [...]
Tue, Jun 30, 2020 Source: theretailbulletin.com

Topps Tiles has reported a “significant” improvement in trading after its stores reopened in May following temporary closures due to the Covid-19 lockdown. In a statement... View Article [...]
Tue, Jun 30, 2020 Source: theretailbulletin.com