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Greggs reports jump in annual profit

Greggs increased its full year profit by 41.1% as it benefited from its focus on the food-to-go market and more favourable market conditions.

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Sainsbury's launches grocery click and collect service

Sainsbury’s has launched its first click and collect grocery service at its Water Lane store in Farnham.

WorldStores to launch next day delivery after receiving Goldman Sachs led funding

WorldStores, the UK online furniture retailer, is to launch a next day delivery service after receiving £25 million in investment from a consortium led by Goldman Sachs’ Merchant Banking Division.

American Eagle promotes two members of its senior team

American Eagle has promoted its chief merchandising officers Chad Kessler and Jennifer Foyle to the positions of global brand presidents.

Tiger continues UK expansion

Tiger, the Danish homewares and accessories chain, is continuing its UK expansion with the opening of its 43rd UK store at the Putney Exchange shopping centre.

Electricals retailers' websites perform weakly in Q1

Electricals retailers’ websites are the weakest performers by a long way of all the sectors listed in the table of the UK’s top 500 retail websites. By Glynn Davis

How do brands gain and lose the trust of customers?

At the Institute of Customer Service annual conference (ICS) this week Rita Clifton, the chairman of BrandCap, will be talking about how brands gain – and lose trust – in this era of social media. But why do we brands?...

McColl's sees growth in sales and profits

Newsagent and convenience store chain McColl's saw its pre-tax profit climb to £12.6 million in the 53 weeks to 30 November from £4.4 million in the previous year.

Hamley's chooses Mexico for first Latin American store

Iconic toy brand Hamley’s has chosen to open its first Latin American store in Mexico.

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Cegid launches omnichannel retail management solution at RBTE

Yourcegid Retail Y2 designed to meet the needs of the ‘connect consumer'

New free of charge digital receipting service from Star Micronics

Send copies of printed receipts direct to the cloud via secure Microsoft Azure Cluster
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