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A strong end to clearance for John Lewis

A strong end to clearance for John Lewis

Friday July 31st 2015

John Lewis said the last days of clearance helped it to achieve strong trading across all of its directorates last week with sales closing up 10.2% on last year.

Greek crisis dents UK consumer confidence in July

Greek crisis dents UK consumer confidence in July

Friday July 31st 2015

Consumer confidence in the UK has fallen this month according to new figures.

JD's like-for-like sales ahead of forecasts

JD's like-for-like sales ahead of forecasts

Friday July 31st 2015

Sportswear retailer JD Sports has reported a continuing strong performance with like-for-like sales remaining in excess of management forecasts.

COS to open four US stores later this year

COS to open four US stores later this year

Friday July 31st 2015

Fashion retailer COS is to expand further in the US with the opening of four new stores later this year.

Jimmy Choo names new non-exec directors

Jimmy Choo names new non-exec directors

Friday July 31st 2015

Luxury shoe brand Jimmy Choo has appointed Meribeth Parker as an independent non-executive director.

Tesco to end ‘unexpected item in the bagging area’

Tesco to end ‘unexpected item in the bagging area’

Friday July 31st 2015

Tesco is to introduce a brand new audio voice to its self-service and 'scan as you shop' checkouts following feedback from customers.

Sainsbury's to sell its in-store pharmacies to Celesio

Sainsbury's to sell its in-store pharmacies to Celesio

Thursday July 30th 2015

Sainsbury’s is to sell its in-store pharmacies to LloydsPharmacy owner, Celesio, for £125 million.

Bonmarché makes 'solid' start to financial year

Bonmarché makes 'solid' start to financial year

Thursday July 30th 2015

Bonmarché has said it made a “solid” start to its financial year as like-for like sales edged down 0.7% in its first quarter. This was an improvement on the previous quarter when like-for-like sales slipped by 3.3%.

Grand Central appoints marketing manager ahead of launch

Grand Central appoints marketing manager ahead of launch

Thursday July 30th 2015

The new Grand Central shopping centre in Birmngham has appointed retail marketing expert Danielle Bozward as marketing manager ahead of the launch in September.

KIKO MILANO to debut at Churchill Square

KIKO MILANO to debut at Churchill Square

Thursday July 30th 2015

Italian cosmetics brand KIKO MILANO and US sportswear giant Foot Locker have both signed for new stores at the Churchill Square shopping centre in Brighton.