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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.

London's West End contributes £51bn to UK economy

London’s West End contributed £51.25 billion to the UK economy last year as the shopping district saw record international demand, investment and development.

SPAR opens first stores in Indonesia

SPAR has expanded into Indonesia with the opening of three stores in Jakarta.

Shop prices continue to fall in February

Shop prices declined for the 22nd consecutive month in February driven mainly by falling prices of non-food items such as clothing and furniture.

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 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.

Growth in consumer sales of gift cards and vouchers continues

Consumer gift card and voucher sales grew by 6.14% into the fourth quarter of 2014, according to figures released by The UK Gift Card & Voucher Association.

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