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March footfall figures best for a year

UK retail footfall edged up 0.2% year-on-year last month to mark the best overall footfall performance since March 2014.
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Clear guidance needed on Consumer Rights Bill

With the Consumer Rights Bill having finally been given Royal Assent, the Bill is on track to come into force on 1 October this year. Here Gavin Matthews of Bond Dickinson explains how clear guidance is needed on how will...

John Lewis sales down 6.8% last week

John Lewis saw its sales fall by 6.8% year-on-year last week as the retailer faced strong comparatives from the week running up to Easter last year.

Bang & Olufsen sees 37% rise in UK revenue

Luxury AV and audio brand Bang & Olufsen has reported a 19% rise in its third quarter group revenue with growth in the UK of 37%.

New Frontier Properties acquires two UK shopping centres

New Frontier Properties, the Mauritian based special property vehicle, has made its debut in the UK retail market with the purchase of two shopping centres.

Royal Selangor to open first UK standalone store

Royal Selangor, the luxury pewter specialist, is to launch its first UK standalone store at London’s King’s Road.

Bath's SouthGate signs up raft of new retailers

The SouthGate shopping centre in Bath has signed up a raft of new retailers.

JYSK to expand into Singapore

Danish furniture retailer JYSK is to launch its first store in Singapore as it looks to open 20 stores in the country over the next five years.

Plans submitted for redevelopment of Ipswich's Buttermarket

Capital & Regional and Drum Property Group have submitted a planning application for the redevelopment of Ipswich’s Buttermarket Shopping Centre.

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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