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Gear4music sales up 43% in first half

Gear4music, the online musical instrument and equipment retailer, has reported that total sales rose by 43% to £12.5 million in the six months to 31 August.

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Zalando launches 60 minutes courier returns service

Online fashion retailer Zalando has launched a new returns service in the UK where customers can send back their order using an 'on demand’ 60 minute courier collection service the same day or the next day in a selected time...

John Lewis sales down 3.4% last week

John Lewis saw its sales drop by 3.4% last week in what it described as a “tough” trading period.

Darren Shapland to retire from Ladbrokes board

Ladbrokes has announced that Darren Shapland is retire from its board after serving for six years as a non-executive director and for five years as chair of the audit committee.

Planning permission granted for Intu Milton Keynes proposals

Redevelopment plans for the Intu Milton Keynes shopping centre have been given the green light by planners.

ActiveInStyle chooses London's King's Road for first UK store

ActiveInStyle, the online fitness fashion label, has launched its first standalone store in the form of a pop-up on London’s King’s Road.

New figures: high street sales hit seven year low

New figures have shown that August was the worst month for the high street since the beginning of the global financial crisis.

Co-operative Group reports first half profit

The Co-operative Group has announced that statutory pre-tax profit in the first half of its financial year was £36 million compared to a loss of £9 million in the same period a year earlier.

Very named as Official Fashion Partner of The X Factor 2015

Online retail giant, Very.co.uk, has been named as Official Fashion Partner for this year’s The X Factor series.

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