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The search is on for the UK's best small shops

Monday January 26th 2015

The Best Small Shops Competition is making a return after a four year hiatus.

Gap to close Piperlime brand

Monday January 26th 2015

Gap has announced plans to close its Piperlime brand, including the online platform and single store in New York, by the end of the first quarter of the financial year.

Cold weather, healthy eating and Burns Night boost sales at Waitrose

Monday January 26th 2015

Waitrose said the continuing success of its Big Half Price Event and preparation for Burns Night contributed to a 3.7% rise in sales excluding fuel in the week to 17 January.

Retail round up – the Sunday papers

Sunday January 25th 2015

Struggling BHS up for sale, It will take five years to put Morrisons back to rights, Coffee’s ready, Sky seeks 'holy grail' with own mobile service, One-time shelf stacker in line to be Morrisons chief, Blame union not me for Christmas Day bombshell, DPD offers £100k package to winner in start-up contest, Sleepless nights for bed rivals, Ashley eyes latest move with bid for Evans Cycles

John Lewis sales up 1.1% last week as weather disrupts trade

Friday January 23rd 2015

Sales at John Lewis edged up 1.1% year-on-year last week as high winds and blizzard conditions in parts of the UK disrupted trading.

B&M like-for-like sales rise 4.5% in run-up to Christmas

Friday January 23rd 2015

Discount chain B&M European Value Retail enjoyed strong trading in the run-up to Christmas with UK like-for-like sales increasing by 4.5%.

Tommy Hilfiger launches digital showroom

Friday January 23rd 2015

Fashion brand Tommy Hilfiger has opened an innovative digital showroom at its headquarters in Amsterdam.

Foyles to open in Grand Central Birmingham

Friday January 23rd 2015

Foyles, the independent bookshop chain, is to open a new branch at Grand Central Birmingham, the city’s new £150 million retail destination.

Radley CEO Xavier Simonet to step down

Friday January 23rd 2015

Premium handbag brand Radley has announced that its chief executive Xavier Simonet is to step down after two years with the business.

Jimmy Choo revenue up 12% boosted by growth in Asia

Friday January 23rd 2015

Luxury footwear brand Jimmy Choo has reported that its revenue grew by 12% at constant currency to £299.1 million in the year to end December.