John Lewis delivered a 13% increase in sales year-on-year last week as trade was boosted by good weather and the start of the Easter holidays. Read more..
Retail footfall grew by 1.8% year-on-year in March as competitive pricing and new ranges encouraged people to go out shopping. Read more..
The Co-operative Group has reported having a “disastrous” year after heavy losses at its bank led to a group comprehensive loss of £2.5 billion for 2013. Read more..
Mulberry has issued another profit warning following management changes and a review of operations and strategy. Read more..
New research has revealed that the UK’s smallest independent food retailers are the biggest casualties of the current supermarket price wars. Read more..
John Lewis has signed up as a partner for the first ever food and music festival to be held on London’s Blackheath Common. Read more..
Retailers will be shown how to boost their profits by making the most of their loyalty programmes and customer data, in a free seminar held for the industry by loyalty specialist Ikano Insight. Read more..
Many retailers are missing out on the myriad benefits of loyalty programmes because they are far too focused on the cost of setting them up and running them rather than on what they can bring to a merchant’s business. By Glynn Davis Read more..
Tesco saw its group trading profit drop by 6% to £ £3.315 billion in the year to 22 February 2014. The supermarket giant said the decline was largely a result of a weakening UK grocery market and challenging trading conditions overseas. Read more..
Burberry increased its like-for-like sales by 12% in the second half of its financial year as the luxury brand continued its investment in both offline and online retail. Read more..