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Electricals retailers' websites perform weakly in Q1

Electricals retailers’ websites are the weakest performers by a long way of all the sectors listed in the table of the UK’s top 500 retail websites. By Glynn Davis

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How do brands gain and lose the trust of customers?

At the Institute of Customer Service annual conference (ICS) this week Rita Clifton, the chairman of BrandCap, will be talking about how brands gain – and lose trust – in this era of social media. But why do we brands?...

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.

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 the process of 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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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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