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HOME & DIY

HOME & DIY

IKEA unveils plans for new city centre shop in London

By The Retail Bulletin
IKEA is to pilot a new smaller format shop on London’s Tottenham Court Road as part of plans to launch stores in city centres.
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Dunelm impacted by weak footfall in fourth quarter

Dunelm impacted by weak footfall in fourth quarter

13 July 2018 by The Retail Bulletin

Homewares retailer Dunelm’s like-for-like sales edged up by just 0.1% in the 13 weeks to 30 June after the retailer experienced weak footfall in its stores.

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DFS blames heatwave for drop in earnings

DFS blames heatwave for drop in earnings

13 July 2018 by The Retail Bulletin

Furniture retailer DFS has reported a “significantly lower” order intake in its fourth quarter due to the ongoing heatwave affecting trade.

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Poundworld to close 25 stores this weekend

Poundworld to close 25 stores this weekend

11 July 2018 by The Retail Bulletin

Administrators for Poundworld have announced that 25 stores are set to close this weekend. The move will result in the loss of 242 jobs.

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Poundworld to close 25 stores this weekend

Poundworld to close 25 stores this weekend

11 July 2018 by The Retail Bulletin

Administrators for Poundworld have announced that 25 stores are set to close this weekend. The move will result in the loss of 242 jobs.

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Topps Tiles like-for-likes slip due to 'weaker consumer environment'

Topps Tiles like-for-likes slip due to 'weaker consumer environment'

4 July 2018 by The Retail Bulletin

Topps Tiles saw its like-for-like sales decline by 2.3% in its third quarter as it faced a “challenging” trading environment.

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Eve Sleep CEO steps down as sales fall short of expectations

Eve Sleep CEO steps down as sales fall short of expectations

2 July 2018 by The Retail Bulletin

Eve Sleep has said its sales fell short of expectations in the six months to 30 June after trading was more volatile than anticipated. In addition, it has reported that its chief executive has stepped down.

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Carpetright slumps to large full year loss

Carpetright slumps to large full year loss

26 June 2018 by The Retail Bulletin

Carpet and flooring retailer Carpetright has posted a full year pre-tax loss of £70.5 million compared to a profit of £0.9 million in the previous year.

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Habitat to open two new standalone stores this autumn

Habitat to open two new standalone stores this autumn

18 June 2018 by The Retail Bulletin

Habitat is to open new standalone stores at the Westfield London shopping centre and in Brighton this autumn.

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Amazon launches Home Services offering in UK

Amazon launches Home Services offering in UK

12 June 2018 by The Retail Bulletin

Online retail giant Amazon has launched its Home Services offering in the UK to enable customers to buy guaranteed professional assembly and installation services.

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