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Gymshark unveils bold expansion plans for 2024

Gymshark, the rapidly growing activewear brand beloved by millions worldwide, has announced its ambitious plans for the year ahead, promising unparalleled innovation and expansion across multiple... View Article
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Sports Direct opens new flagship store in Cardiff as it launches new outdoor category

Sports Direct opens new flagship store in Cardiff as it launches new outdoor category

23 February 2024 by Angela Beevers

Sports Direct is opening a new flagship store in Cardiff today as it launches its new outdoor category. Spanning 60,000 square feet, the store will feature the... View Article

Consumer confidence ‘stalls’ in February

Consumer confidence ‘stalls’ in February

23 February 2024 by Angela Beevers

Consumer confidence has edged down in February as people feel concerned about the general economy and persistently higher inflation. According to GfK’s long-running Consumer Confidence Index,... View Article

Secret Sales hails 85% sales growth for 2023

Secret Sales hails 85% sales growth for 2023

23 February 2024 by Angela Beevers

Secret Sales has reported 85% sales growth for 2023 after adding 250 new brands and retailers to its platform. During the year, the marketplace for off-price... View Article

Bondi Sands appoints first chief tanning officer

Bondi Sands appoints first chief tanning officer

23 February 2024 by Angela Beevers

Australian tanning brand Bondi Sands has appointed Colt Paulsen as its first chief tanning officer. Known as the ‘Gay Man With A Spray Tan’ on social... View Article

Tesco and Vauxhall launch new media partnership

Tesco and Vauxhall launch new media partnership

23 February 2024 by Angela Beevers

Tesco has teamed up with car manufacturer Vauxhall on a new marketing initiative where electric vehicle charge points operated in Tesco car parks will be Vauxhall-branded.... View Article

Retail Buying and Merchandising Trends in 2024

Retail Buying and Merchandising Trends in 2024

22 February 2024 by Natalie Fresen

In 2024, the landscape of buying and merchandising is witnessing significant transformations driven by evolving consumer preferences, technological advancements, and socio-economic shifts. Let’s dive into four... View Article

BP strengthens retail team with hiring of David Phillpot as convenience trading director, Europe

BP strengthens retail team with hiring of David Phillpot as convenience trading director, Europe

22 February 2024 by Angela Beevers

BP has appointed David Phillpot to the newly created role of convenience trading director for Europe. With over 25 years’ experience in food retail role, Phillpot... View Article

Sports Direct welcomes On brand in selected flagship stores

Sports Direct welcomes On brand in selected flagship stores

22 February 2024 by Angela Beevers

Sports Direct has announced the arrival of On products in flagship stores in places like London, Birmingham and Manchester as part of its Running Starts Here... View Article

Jollyes’ partnership with BillyChip delivers £25,000 in donations in first six weeks

Jollyes’ partnership with BillyChip delivers £25,000 in donations in first six weeks

22 February 2024 by Angela Beevers

Jollyes’ new partnership with the BillyChip social enterprise scheme has already generated over £25,000 in donations for homeless people and their pets. In the first six... View Article

Unibail-Rodamco-Westfield announces host of signings for Croydon’s Centrale & Whitgift

22 February 2024 By Angela Beevers

Shopping centre operator Unibail-Rodamco-Westfield has announced a host of new lease signings for Centrale & Whitgift in Croydon. These include a first store in the capital... View Article

A day in the life of… Nick Singh, People & Culture at IKEA

21 February 2024 By Natalie Fresen

In this exclusive interview, TRB sits down with Nick, Deputy Market Manager and Diversity Champion for IKEA Nottingham, and a dynamic leader who, at the age... View Article

Supply chain disruption as a result of war and conflict – Is your business protected?

21 February 2024 By Natalie Fresen

By Katherine East, Irwin Mitchell Four years ago, global supply chains and their potential fragility were thrust into mainstream media as Covid-19 changed the world as... View Article

D&I in Grocery: 2023 Impact Report released and new chair appointed for 2024

21 February 2024 By Natalie Fresen

D&I in Grocery program releases 2023 Impact Report and announces new strategy steering group chair for 2024. D&I in Grocery makes two major announcements. Firstly, it... View Article

Aldi to create 5,500 new jobs this year

21 February 2024 By Angela Beevers

Aldi has announced plans to create 5,500 new roles across the UK this year. The supermarket will be seeking to recruit for a variety of positions... View Article

Angling Direct hails ‘robust’ sales as it continues to grow market share

21 February 2024 By Angela Beevers

Angling Direct has posted a 10.2% increase in full-year revenue to £81.7 million despite a “challenging consumer landscape” and disruption to fishing caused by storms in... View Article

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