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GENERAL MERCHANDISE

Card Factory profits impacted by lower footfall

By The Retail Bulletin
Greeting cards retailer Card Factory has seen its annual pre-tax profit decline by 1.1% to £82.8 million as trading was impacted by lower footfall.
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High Street TV appoints shopper marketing manager

High Street TV appoints shopper marketing manager

22 March 2017 by The Retail Bulletin

Multichannel retailer High Street TV has appointed Kirsty Minshall to the newly created position of shopper marketing manager.

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Small UK firms benefit from resurgence in local authentic heritage products

Small UK firms benefit from resurgence in local authentic heritage products

20 March 2017 by The Retail Bulletin

A new report from supply chain standards member organisation GS1 UK has shown that the UK is seeing a resurgence of small businesses producing authentic, heritage products.

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Mothercare hires new non-exec director

Mothercare hires new non-exec director

17 March 2017 by The Retail Bulletin

Mothercare has announced that Gillian Kent has joined the business as a non-executive director.

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Insight: UK shoppers rate retail experiences merely average

Insight: UK shoppers rate retail experiences merely average

14 March 2017 by The Retail Bulletin

Latest research has revealed that only 40% of UK shoppers think their favourite retailers provide a good or great customer experience.

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H&T pre-tax profit up 42.6%

H&T pre-tax profit up 42.6%

13 March 2017 by The Retail Bulletin

Pawnbroker H&T has reported that its full year pre-tax profit has risen by 42.6% to £9.7 million as the group works to develop its products in light of a changing consumer and regulatory environment.

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Study reveals which retailers deliver the best omnichannel shopping experience

Study reveals which retailers deliver the best omnichannel shopping experience

9 March 2017 by The Retail Bulletin

A new report has identified how well non-food retailers support customers who use a combination of stores, mobile and the internet to research products and complete purchases.

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VIP enters administration putting 265 jobs at risk

VIP enters administration putting 265 jobs at risk

8 March 2017 by The Retail Bulletin

Electronic cigarettes retailer VIP has entered administration.

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New index launched to measure brands' mobile readiness

New index launched to measure brands' mobile readiness

6 March 2017 by The Retail Bulletin

A new index has been launched which ranks the world’s most mobile-ready brands.

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Gear4music posts 58% increase in full year sales

Gear4music posts 58% increase in full year sales

3 March 2017 by The Retail Bulletin

Online musical instruments retailer Gear4music has reported a 58% increase in full year sales with a particularly strong performance in Europe.

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