THE RETAIL BULLETIN - The home of retail news
HOME
RETAIL NEWS
Fashion
Department Stores
Shopping Centres & Retail Parks
Home & DIY
Electricals
Health & Beauty
General Merchandise
Entertainment
Sports & Leisure
Retail Solutions
Food & Drink
EVENTS
KNOWLEDGE CENTRE
PARTNER DATABASE
ABOUT US
REGISTER

GENERAL MERCHANDISE

GENERAL MERCHANDISE

Amazon to create 5,000 jobs in UK

By The Retail Bulletin
Online retail giant Amazon is planning to create 5,000 jobs in the UK this year. The news means that the company will grow its total number of UK employees to 24,000 in 2017.
read more >
Insight: highest average January spend for online retail in seven years

Insight: highest average January spend for online retail in seven years

20 February 2017 by The Retail Bulletin

New figures have shown that UK online retail sales rose by 12% year-on-year in January as the average basket value also increased.

Read more >

London retail tourism industry boosted by strong growth in 2016

London retail tourism industry boosted by strong growth in 2016

20 February 2017 by The Retail Bulletin

London’s retail tourism industry achieved strong growth in 2016 as international tax free shopping spend in the capital climbed by 15% year-on-year.

Read more >

Laura Ashley warns on profit as like-for-like sales fall

Laura Ashley warns on profit as like-for-like sales fall

16 February 2017 by The Retail Bulletin

Fashion and home furnishings retailer Laura Ashley has said its full year profit will fall below market expectations after reporting a 3.5% drop in first half like-for-like retail sales.

Read more >

Finding a platform for growth – how to choose your next website provider

Finding a platform for growth – how to choose your next website provider

16 February 2017 by Jens Bader, Secure Trading & James Candy, Red Technology

One of the brilliant effects of the internet is that you don’t need a premises to kick off a business, or a till, or even a market stool. All you need is your product, some determination, and a website – and many of the most successful e-commerce brands started off with just that.

Read more >

Amazon dominated UK paid search in 2016

Amazon dominated UK paid search in 2016

16 February 2017 by The Retail Bulletin

New figures have revealed that Amazon.co.uk was the leading UK retailer in paid search advertising during the last year.

Read more >

Insight: consumers want more retail apps to incorporate AI and AR

Insight: consumers want more retail apps to incorporate AI and AR

15 February 2017 by The Retail Bulletin

A new study has found that nearly 30% of consumers would like to see more innovation in mobile apps to enable the technology to provide a more personalised shopping experience.

Read more >

Mobile continues to revolutionise retail

Mobile continues to revolutionise retail

14 February 2017 by Glynn Davis

Mobile devices are increasingly impacting people’s lives and this is continuing to affect the way they engage with retailers. Merchants are recognising this as a driver to transforming their business models in order to satisfy the more complex demands of customers.

Read more >

The White Company to create statement store at Bluewater

The White Company to create statement store at Bluewater

14 February 2017 by The Retail Bulletin

Luxury lifestyle brand The White Company is upsizing at the Bluewater retail and leisure destination to create a 5,881 square foot statement store on Bluewater’s lower Guildhall.

Read more >

The Works appoints non-exec director

The Works appoints non-exec director

14 February 2017 by The Retail Bulletin

The Works has appointed Stuart Warriner to its board as a non-executive director.

Read more >

Subscribe for retail news

All the latest retail news on general merchandise retailers. Includes early morning results and financial reports as well as information on new openings and expansion plans.

RETAIL EVENTS