Book and stationery retailer WH Smith has reported that its full year group pre-tax profit rose by 7% to £140 million as revenue at its travel business overtook that of its high street stores for the first time.
People are the most important aspect of any retail business and in order to ensure they are contributing in the most effective manner they must be fully trusted and their well-being regarded as a major priority. By Glynn Davis.
Nearly 200 jobs have been saved following a takeover of the collapsed Just for Pets chain.
Work aiming to make London’s Oxford Street district a globally renowned public space has taken a step forward with the release of the results of a public consultation that show strong support for transforming the area.
New figures have shown that UK retail sales rose by 1.9% in September on a like-for-like basis while total sales increased by 2.3%.
The British Retail Consortium has embarked on a partnership with Timewise, the change agent for the flexible recruitment market, to help retailers to improve talent attraction, retain more staff and help workers to progress through flexible working.