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Sainsbury's like-for-likes down 1.1% as food prices continue to fall

Sainsbury's like-for-likes down 1.1% as food prices continue to fall

Wednesday September 28th 2016

Sainsbury’s saw its like-for-like sales edge down 1.1% excluding fuel in its second quarter as the supermarket struggled against food price deflation.

Rethinking leadership development in the retail sector

Rethinking leadership development in the retail sector

Wednesday September 28th 2016

Some of the best retail HR leaders are gearing up to speak at the Retail Bulletin’s HR Summit on 5 October. Over the next few days, we will be taking a look at the key issues speakers will be covering. First up are Ben Fletcher, managing director, and Melanie Steel, interim people change director, at Boots Opticians.

John Lewis sales down 4.7% last week

John Lewis sales down 4.7% last week

Wednesday September 28th 2016

Department store chain John Lewis saw its sales drop by 4.7% year-on-year last week as the unseasonably warm weather continued.

Pets at Home hires Mike Iddon as CFO

Pets at Home hires Mike Iddon as CFO

Wednesday September 28th 2016

Pets at Home has appointed Mike Iddon as group chief financial officer.

GAME announces sale and leaseback of UK head office and distribution facility

GAME announces sale and leaseback of UK head office and distribution facility

Wednesday September 28th 2016

GAME Digital has exchanged contracts with Portsmouth Estates Developments for the sale of the freehold property interests of its distribution centre and head office buildings in Basingstoke and the immediate leaseback of both premises.

Cath Kidston increases shopping centre presence

Cath Kidston increases shopping centre presence

Wednesday September 28th 2016

Shopping centre owner Intu will help launch Cath Kidston’s 14th shopping centre store next month.

Card Factory grows sales and profits despite softer footfall

Card Factory grows sales and profits despite softer footfall

Tuesday September 27th 2016

Greeting cards retailer Card Factory has grown its first half sales and profits despite softer footfall impacting trade from its stores.

Boohoo reports strong growth in sales and profits

Boohoo reports strong growth in sales and profits

Tuesday September 27th 2016

Online fashion retailer Boohoo.com has upped its full year sales guidance after reporting that revenue grew by 40% to £127.3 million in the first half of its financial year.

Sainsbury's to trial one-hour delivery by cycle

Sainsbury's to trial one-hour delivery by cycle

Tuesday September 27th 2016

Sainsbury’s is preparing to trial a cycle delivery service with hundreds of thousands of customers living in Central London via its IOS Chop Chop App.

BT opens concept store to showcase the digital shopping experience

BT opens concept store to showcase the digital shopping experience

Tuesday September 27th 2016

BT has opened a new concept store in the UK to show retailers how they can transform their stores to meet the needs of digital consumers.