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Costa helps boost Whitbread's profits

Tuesday October 21st 2014

Whitbread has reported an 18.5% increase in first half pre-tax profit after growing demand at its Costa coffee shops helped boost sales.

Waitrose wins record share of the grocery market

Tuesday October 21st 2014

Latest figures on the grocery market show that Waitrose achieved a record market share in in the 12 weeks to 12 October.

John Lewis hires BG Group's Keith Hubber as general counsel and company secretary

Tuesday October 21st 2014

The John Lewis Partnership has appointed Keith Hubber as its new general counsel and company secretary.

Asos full-year profit down 14% despite sales rise

Tuesday October 21st 2014

Online fashion retailer has reported a 14% fall in its full-year pre-tax profits after it experienced difficult trading conditions overseas and a fire at its main UK distribution facility.

Carpetright appoints new chairman as Lord Harris gets set to retire

Tuesday October 21st 2014

Carpetright has announced that executive chairman Lord Harris is to retire from the board at the end of the month. He will be succeeded by Bob Ivell who will become non-executive chairman on 1 November.

Half of consumers will order gifts online just days before 25 December

Tuesday October 21st 2014

New research has shown that almost half of consumers will order this year’s Christmas gifts online less than a week before the big day.

Christopher Kane names new chief executive

Tuesday October 21st 2014

Luxury fashion brand Christopher Kane has appointed Sarah Crook as chief executive.

Outfit signs deal for stores across four retail parks

Tuesday October 21st 2014

Arcadia Group owned Outfit has signed deals with shopping centre operator British Land for a total of 50,000 square feet of space across four retail parks.

Retail footfall down 0.9% in September

Monday October 20th 2014

Retail footfall edged down 0.9% year-on-year in September with out-of-town centres reporting the only rise.

Sears to lease space to Primark at seven US sites

Monday October 20th 2014

US department store chain Sears has entered into agreements to lease space for seven standalone stores to Primark.