Sainsburys saw its like-for-like sales edge down 1.1% excluding fuel in its second quarter as the supermarket struggled against food price deflation.
Some of the best retail HR leaders are gearing up to speak at the Retail Bulletins HR Summit on 5 October. Over the next few days, we will be taking a look at the key issues speakers will be covering. First up are Ben Fletcher, managing director, and Melanie Steel, interim people change director, at Boots Opticians.
Department store chain John Lewis saw its sales drop by 4.7% year-on-year last week as the unseasonably warm weather continued.
Pets at Home has appointed Mike Iddon as group chief financial officer.
GAME Digital has exchanged contracts with Portsmouth Estates Developments for the sale of the freehold property interests of its distribution centre and head office buildings in Basingstoke and the immediate leaseback of both premises.
Shopping centre owner Intu will help launch Cath Kidstons 14th shopping centre store next month.
Greeting cards retailer Card Factory has grown its first half sales and profits despite softer footfall impacting trade from its stores.
Online fashion retailer Boohoo.com has upped its full year sales guidance after reporting that revenue grew by 40% to £127.3 million in the first half of its financial year.
Sainsburys is preparing to trial a cycle delivery service with hundreds of thousands of customers living in Central London via its IOS Chop Chop App.
BT has opened a new concept store in the UK to show retailers how they can transform their stores to meet the needs of digital consumers.