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Jimmy Choo to float on London Stock Exchange

Luxury footwear brand Jimmy Choo has announced plans to float on the London Stock Exchange.

Mothercare launches £100 million rights issue

Mother and baby products retailer Mothercare has launched a £100 million rights issue to help fund its new strategic plan and transformation into a digitally-led business.

UK grocery market growth slows to record low

New figures released by Kantar Worldpanel have revealed that overall grocery market growth has slowed to a new record low of 0.3%.

Claire's to open branded shops in Toys“R”Us stores

Teen accessories retailer Claire’s has entered a strategic partnership with Toys“R”Us in which it will open Claire’s branded shops in Toys“R”Us stores around the world.

New Tesco CFO Alan Stewart joins supermarket two months early

Tesco has announced that its new chief financial officer Alan Stewart is joining the company immediately instead of on 1 December as originally planned.

Screwfix pilots four stores in Germany

Screwfix has expanded in Europe with the launch of four trial stores in Germany.

Comment: buy by tweet – a useful channel or a consumer turn-off?

Twitter will soon testing a ‘buy’ button that will sit inside a tweet so users can click to buy an item directly from the message. The decision marks a push from the micro-blogging site to generate more revenue from users...

Moss Bros posts strong growth in first half sales

Men’s formalwear retailer Moss Bros has reported a 4.6% increase in first half total revenue with like-for-like sales growing by 6.4%.

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