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DEPARTMENT STORES

DEPARTMENT STORES

House of Fraser appoints chief product and trading officer

By The Retail Bulletin
The House of Fraser department store group has appointed David Walker-Smith as its chief product and trading officer.
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John Lewis sales down 0.7% last week

John Lewis sales down 0.7% last week

21 February 2018 by The Retail Bulletin

The John Lewis department store chain saw its sales edge down 0.7% year-on-year last week despite Valentine's Day driving an uplift in several categories.

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John Lewis sales up 1.7% last week

John Lewis sales up 1.7% last week

14 February 2018 by The Retail Bulletin

Sales at the John Lewis department store chain increased by 1.7% year-on-year last week after the retailer enjoyed a strong sales uplift in its electricals and home technology department.

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Selfridges launches in-store boxing gym as part of latest campaign

Selfridges launches in-store boxing gym as part of latest campaign

13 February 2018 by The Retail Bulletin

Selfridges has opened what it says is the world’s first fully-functioning in-store boxing gym at its Oxford Street store in London.

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John Lewis sales down 0.2% last week

John Lewis sales down 0.2% last week

7 February 2018 by The Retail Bulletin

Department store chain John Lewis saw its sales edge down 0.2% year-on-year last week.

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HBC names new chief executive

HBC names new chief executive

7 February 2018 by The Retail Bulletin

HBC, the owner of the Hudson’s Bay and Saks Fifth Avenue department stores, has appointed Helena Foulkes as its new chief executive.

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Marks & Spencer announces store closures

Marks & Spencer announces store closures

1 February 2018 by The Retail Bulletin

Marks & Spencer is to close six stores by the end of April as part of plans to reposition around a quarter of its clothing and home space through a combination of closures, downsizes, relocations and conversions to food-only stores.

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House of Fraser appoints buying and merchandising director

House of Fraser appoints buying and merchandising director

31 January 2018 by The Retail Bulletin

Department store chain House of Fraser has appointed Simon Pickering to the newly expanded role of buying and merchandising director for apparel and accessories.

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Marks & Spencer reshapes marketing team

Marks & Spencer reshapes marketing team

19 January 2018 by The Retail Bulletin

Marks & Spencer has restructured its marketing team as it continues to implement its five-year transformation plan.

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Marks & Spencer to open new distribution centre

Marks & Spencer to open new distribution centre

18 January 2018 by The Retail Bulletin

Marks & Spencer is to open a new clothing and homewares distribution centre in Hertfordshire early next year.

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