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Wyevale sells two garden centres

Wyevale sells two garden centres

6 March 2019 by The Retail Bulletin

Wyevale Garden Centre Group has sold its Barnett Hill and Seven Hills garden centres.

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The future of retail customer engagement

The future of retail customer engagement

6 March 2019 by The Retail Bulletin

Join us at the tenth annual Customer Engagement Conference to discover how leading UK retailers are developing best-in-class customer engagement strategies to help grow shopper loyalty and increase their wallet share.

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Brexit uncertainty impacts February retail sales

Brexit uncertainty impacts February retail sales

5 March 2019 by The Retail Bulletin

UK retail sales edged down 0.1% on a like-for-like basis in February as uncertainty surrounding Brexit curbed people’s appetite for spending.

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WH Smith opens new stores at Murcia International Airport

WH Smith opens new stores at Murcia International Airport

1 March 2019 by The Retail Bulletin

Book and stationery retailer WH Smith has extended its presence in Spain with the launch of two new stores at the newly opened Región de Murcia International Airport.

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Lego returns to growth

Lego returns to growth

1 March 2019 by The Retail Bulletin

Lego has returned to growth in 2018 with revenue for the full year rising by 4% to 36.4 billion Danish kroner.

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Consumer confidence stable despite Brexit concerns

Consumer confidence stable despite Brexit concerns

28 February 2019 by The Retail Bulletin

New figures have shown that consumer confidence remained stable in February, despite people's concerns around Brexit.

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Shop price inflation reaches six year high in February

Shop price inflation reaches six year high in February

27 February 2019 by The Retail Bulletin

Shop price inflation reached a six year high in February after it accelerated to 0.7% from 0.4% in January.

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WH Smith makes additions to its board

WH Smith makes additions to its board

26 February 2019 by The Retail Bulletin

Book and stationery retailer WH Smith has announced a number of additions to its board.

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Laura Ashley confirms it has not received a takeover bid

Laura Ashley confirms it has not received a takeover bid

25 February 2019 by The Retail Bulletin

Fashion and homewares retailer Laura Ashley has confirmed that it has not received any takeover offers following media speculation that businessman Michael Flacks is interested in taking the company private.

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RETAIL EVENTS

Customer Engagement Conference 2019
Customer Engagement Conference 2019
5 June 2019
Cavendish Conference Centre, London W1
The 10th Annual Retail Customer Engagement Conference
The HR Summit 2019
The HR Summit 2019
8 October 2019
Hallam Conference Centre, London W1W 6JJ
The 11th HR Summit 2019, Hallam Conference Centre, 44 Hallam St, Marylebone, London W1W 6JJ
AI in Retail Conference 2019
AI in Retail Conference 2019
16 October 2019
Cavendish Conference Center, London W1G 9DT
Digitally native competitors and demanding customers are forcing a new perspective in retail. AI and machine learning can help you step up to the challenges; and some ‘small and beautiful’ solutions can increase your conversion rates within just a few weeks.
Omnichannel Futures Conference 2020
Omnichannel Futures Conference 2020
5 February 2020
Cavendish Conference Centre, London WG1 9DT
A truly omnichannel offering requires an understanding of customer behaviour across all shopping channels and how this should impact your overall business strategy