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Carpetright's like-for-like sales down 2.9% in UK

Carpetright has said its full year profit expectations remain unchanged after reporting that UK like-for-like sales declined by 2.9% in the 25 weeks to 22 October.

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Shoe Zone full year profits to be in line with expectations

Value footwear retailer Shoe Zone has said it expects its full year pre-tax profit to be broadly in line with expectations and marginally ahead of the previous year.

John Lewis reveals how British buying habits have changed in the last 12 months

John Lewis has released its fourth annual John Lewis Retail Report in which it reveals how the UK's homes, wardrobes and lives have changed in the last twelve months.

Intu sells its Bromley shopping centre

Shopping centre owner Intu has exchanged contracts to sell its 63.5% stake in its Intu Bromley centre for £177.9 million to Alaska Permanent Fund Corporation.

Levi's expands in Scotland with new Silverburn store

Denim brand Levi’s is to open its forth Scottish store at the Silverburn shopping centre in Glasgow.

Kering names Cédric Charbit as chief executive of Balenciaga

Luxury group Kering has appointed Cédric Charbit as chief executive of its Balenciaga fashion house.

Retail insolvency: a property dilemma?

A number of recent cases, including the BHS collapse and the struggles of Ed’s Easy Diner, have highlighted the critical nature of property portfolios for retail and leisure businesses facing financial distress.

Brexit hits the high street: new data shows UK's most Leave and Remain supermarkets

With the Tesco/Unilever spat moving the Brexit battle from Westminster to the high street, new research has revealed how customers of different supermarkets diverge when it comes to how they view leaving the EU.

Chapel Down wins planning consent for Curious Brewery

Wine maker and online wine merchant Chapel Down has revealed that Ashford Borough Council has granted planning consent for the development of the firm’s Curious Brewery on a 1.6 acre site in Ashford town centre.

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How innovation and automation can help co-ops put members first

In a competitive trading environment where there are continuing pressures for all co-ops on margin, having a culture of ‘innovation’ and ‘automation’ is absolutely fundamental to future success and business growth.

Maginus Joins UKWA to lead technology advisory board for UK warehousing industry

Maginus, a leading provider of multichannel retail solutions, has joined the UK Warehousing Association (UKWA) and been invited to develop and lead a Technology Advisory Board to help establish a best-practice guide for the industry.
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