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Consumer confidence climbs in August

Consumer confidence climbs in August

Friday August 28th 2015

UK consumer confidence increased this month as consumers felt more upbeat about the economic situation and their personal finances.

Jimmy Choo reports increase in sales and profit

Jimmy Choo reports increase in sales and profit

Friday August 28th 2015

Luxury shoe brand Jimmy Choo has reported that like-for-like sales rose by 3.3% in the first half of its financial year.

Premium fashion brands join Gunwharf Quays

Premium fashion brands join Gunwharf Quays

Friday August 28th 2015

The Gunwharf Quays outlet centre in Portsmouth has signed up fashion brands Michael Kors and Hackett London.

John Lewis sales down 5.9% last week

John Lewis sales down 5.9% last week

Friday August 28th 2015

John Lewis saw its sales drop by 5.9% year-on-year last week as the retailer battled against warmer weather and comparison with the run-up to the bank holiday weekend a year ago.

This year's Black Friday set to be UK’s first £1 billion online shopping day

This year's Black Friday set to be UK’s first £1 billion online shopping day

Friday August 28th 2015

Black Friday 2015 is set to be the UK’s first £1 billion online shopping day according to new research.

Sainsbury's to pay store staff above government's Living Wage

Sainsbury's to pay store staff above government's Living Wage

Thursday August 27th 2015

Sainsbury’s has increased the pay of its shop staff by 4% to take their hourly rate above the government's new National Living Wage.

Giles Deacon joins the ranks of Designers at Debenhams

Giles Deacon joins the ranks of Designers at Debenhams

Thursday August 27th 2015

Giles Deacon is set to join the ranks of Designers at Debenhams with a 26 piece collection for the department store’s Autumn/Winter 2015 Edition range.

Fossil Group appoints former eBay director to board

Fossil Group appoints former eBay director to board

Thursday August 27th 2015

Fossil Group has appointed former eBay senior director Mauria Finley to its board of directors.

Amazon to deliver fresh food items within an hour in Seattle

Amazon to deliver fresh food items within an hour in Seattle

Thursday August 27th 2015

Amazon has begun delivering fresh food items to customers within an hour in the Seattle area in the US.

Clarks and Carluccio's to arrive at Gloucester Quays

Clarks and Carluccio's to arrive at Gloucester Quays

Thursday August 27th 2015

Footwear retailer Clarks and the Italian restaurant group Carluccio’s are set to become the latest brands to open at the expanding Gloucester Quays Outlet.