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Wiggle appoints Brian McBride as chairman

Wiggle appoints Brian McBride as chairman

Monday March 2nd 2015

Online cycle retailer Wiggle has appointed former Amazon.co.uk managing director Brian McBride as its new chairman.

GAME acquires Multiplay

GAME acquires Multiplay

Monday March 2nd 2015

Specialist video games retailer GAME has acquired Multiplay, a community-based games company focused on live events, online gaming services and eSports.

Thorntons reports disappointing first half

Thorntons reports disappointing first half

Monday March 2nd 2015

Chocolatier Thorntons has reported a fall in both sales and profits in the first half of its financial year after it saw an unexpected reduction in orders from major supermarkets

Royal Mail to launch Alibaba Tmall shop front

Royal Mail to launch Alibaba Tmall shop front

Monday March 2nd 2015

Royal Mail is joining the Chinese e-commerce boom with the launch of a shop front on Alibaba’s Tmall Global e-marketplace.

Marks & Spencer sets out plans for China business

Marks & Spencer sets out plans for China business

Monday March 2nd 2015

Marks & Spencer has announced plans to grow its China business by entering key cities such as Beijing and Guangzhou.

Waitrose sales growth held back by lower food prices

Waitrose sales growth held back by lower food prices

Monday March 2nd 2015

Waitrose saw its sales edge up by 0.2% in the week ending 21 February as falling food prices impacted sales growth.

Intu reports strong full-year results

Intu reports strong full-year results

Monday March 2nd 2015

Shopping centre owner Intu increased its profit from £364 million to £600 million in the year to 31 December.

Nisa own-label rebrand brings surge in sales

Nisa own-label rebrand brings surge in sales

Monday March 2nd 2015

Nisa has said that its own-label Heritage range is performing above and beyond expected sales following its rebrand.

Sunday News Roundup

Sunday News Roundup

Sunday March 1st 2015

Sports Direct boss Mike Ashley in new row with shareholders, Hamleys to push into Latin America, Supermarket price wars melt Thorntons’ sales, Candy Kittens to be sold in Sainsbury's, as founder Jamie Laing expands range, By George - he's back!, Future looks healthy for Whole Foods, Lotus blossoms, Billionaire backs Morrisons, Fury at Lidl ‘late payment’, Vue lines up bid for Nordic cinemas, Bid talks stage left, Abu Dhabi launches £1.6bn bid for owner of Claridge’s hotel

John Lewis sales up 3.5% last week

John Lewis sales up 3.5% last week

Friday February 27th 2015

John Lewis grew its sales by 3.5% year-on-year last week as trade was boosted by a strong online performance.