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Kering names new chief executive of Alexander McQueen

Kering names new chief executive of Alexander McQueen

Thursday May 5th 2016

Luxury group Kering has appointed Emmanuel Gintzburger as chief executive of Alexander McQueen.

New study: price of groceries 40% cheaper than a year ago

New study: price of groceries 40% cheaper than a year ago

Thursday May 5th 2016

Popular supermarket items have dropped in price by as much as 40% compared with a year ago according to new research by MySupermarket.co.uk.

Morrisons' first quarter like-for-like sales edge up 0.7%

Morrisons' first quarter like-for-like sales edge up 0.7%

Thursday May 5th 2016

Morrisons has reported a second consecutive quarter of like-for-like sales growth with sales excluding fuel edging up 0.7%. This is up from the 0.1% rise seen in the previous quarter.

Consistency is key to global brand success

Consistency is key to global brand success

Thursday May 5th 2016

Brands are known, and judged, by their ability to offer positive and consistent experiences to customers no matter where they are in the world. However, on recent trips to Dubai, New York and Hong Kong I was struck by the differences in retail delivery by brands that have recently opened stores in these key destinations.

Retail Bulletin launches The Future of Retail

Retail Bulletin launches The Future of Retail

Thursday May 5th 2016

Retail Bulletin has published the first issue of The Future of Retail, its exciting new digital supplement.

John Lewis sales up 9.9% last week

John Lewis sales up 9.9% last week

Thursday May 5th 2016

John Lewis increased its sales by 9.9% year-on-year last week as the retailer price matched a competitor's promotional activity.

Mothercare launches early payment initiative for suppliers

Mothercare launches early payment initiative for suppliers

Thursday May 5th 2016

Mothercare has launched a new initiative where retailers can request early payment in exchange for offering the retailer a discount on goods.

Next cuts sales forecasts

Next cuts sales forecasts

Wednesday May 4th 2016

Fashion and homewares retailer Next has cut its guidance for full year sales after colder weather in March and April reduced demand for its clothing.

Sainsbury's to double number of Groceries Click & Collect sites

Sainsbury's to double number of Groceries Click & Collect sites

Wednesday May 4th 2016

Sainsbury’s is to double the number of Groceries Click & Collect sites in its store car parks over the next 12 months as looks to build its multi-channel offer.

April marks 'three-year anniversary' of falling shop prices

April marks 'three-year anniversary' of falling shop prices

Wednesday May 4th 2016

UK shop prices dropped by 1.7% in April which was unchanged from the decline seen in March.