John Lewis said there was a mixed picture for trade last week as sales rose by 6.3% year-on-year.
Pets At Home increased its revenue by 10.2% to £381.5 million in the first half of its financial year as it continued to pursue its growth strategy.
WH Smith has been selected as Melbourne Airports travel essentials partner for the airports new Terminal 4 development.
Footwear brand Bally has opened a new flagship store in Londons New Bond Street.
Waitrose has opened its first shop in Londons Baker Street area as it continues to increase its presence in Westminster.
Argos brought music, technology and real-time social media interactivity together this week when it hosted a Google+ Hangout on Air from its digital store on Londons Old Street which was broadcast through the YouTube masthead and Argos Google+ page.
Toy and model specialist Hornby has completed a warehouse move to its new facilities in Hersden near Canterbury.
Oatly, the oat drink alternative to cows milk, has launched a new YouTube channel featuring a series of films starring its reluctant chief executive.
Debenhams saw its full year underlying pre-tax profit drop by 20.6% to £110.3 million which was in line with expectations.
Tesco has reported a sharp drop in its half-year sales and profits as its chairman Sir Richard Broadbent said he will be stepping down.