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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.

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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.

Travis Perkins boosted by strong full year performance at Wickes

Travis Perkins has reported that full year adjusted operating profit climbed by 22.7% to £77 million at its consumer division which includes Wickes and Toolstation.

IKEA launches wireless charging furniture

IKEA has launched a range of furniture with built in wireless charging spots as it looks to make charging smartphones at home more convenient and discreet.

M&S generates renewable energy from UK's largest roof mounted solar array

Marks & Spencer has completed the installation of the UK’s largest single roof mounted solar panel array on its Castle Donington distribution centre.

Punch Taverns names new CEO

Punch Taverns has appointed Duncan Garrood as its new chief executive.

Shop'N Drive chooses RNIB as first Charity of the Year

National sight loss charity RNIB has been selected as the first ever Charity of the Year by petrol forecourt retailer Shop'N Drive.

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Wiggle appoints Brian McBride as chairman

Online cycle retailer Wiggle has appointed former Amazon.co.uk managing director Brian McBride as its new chairman.

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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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