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Carpetright profits to beat expectations

Carpetright has said its full year pre-tax profits will be ahead of market expectations after the carpet and flooring retailer maintained “strong” trading momentum in its final quarter.
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Primark sales up 15%

Primark owner Associated British Foods has said that the fashion retailer’s first half sales increased by 15% driven by an increase in retail selling space and “very high” sales densities in stores opened during the last 12 months.

Shoe Zone warns on profit as warm weather impacts sales

Value footwear retailer Shoe Zone has warned on both sales and profits after unseasonably warm weather conditions impacted trading in the first half of its financial year.

Pets at Home sees strong revenue growth

Pets at Home saw its like-for-like revenue climb by 4.2% in the year to 26 March. The retailer said the increase was driven by strength in both merchandise and services where like-for-like sales rose by 3.7% and 10.7% respectively.

Georg Jensen to open second London store at The Royal Exchange

The Royal Exchange, the luxury shopping destination in London’s financial district, has announced that Georg Jensen is to join its line-up of boutiques.

Benetton doubles its contribution to Rana Plaza Trust Fund

Benetton has announced that it has paid $1.1 million into the trust fund to compensate victims of the Rana Plaza garment factory disaster.

Quintain names new manager of Wembley Park

Quintain has appointed Matthew Slade to the new role of managing director of Wembley Park.

Subway opens 500th non-traditional store

Sandwich shop chain Subway has reached another milestone as it announced that it now has more than 500 stores open in non-traditional locations in the UK & Ireland.

Clarks Shoes announces a major high street roll out with 'CROWD'

Clarks improves customer engagement and drive sales with CROWD, a smart Wi-Fi and customer analytics solution.

Retail solutions news

Five small changes in corporate behaviour that could inspire greater customer loyalty

Customer loyalty goes far beyond collecting points on a loyalty card. Today customers intuitively consider their entire experience with your brand and products, from before their purchase or service commitment, during the payment process and crucially, when requiring any care.

Five reasons why your e-recruitment needs a health check

Eploy, speakers at this years Retail Bulletin HR Summit, are often asked to test a company’s E-recruitment capability, so here are five of the key areas to look at.
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