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HOME & DIY

HOME & DIY

HEMA to be acquired by Marcel Boekhoorn

By The Retail Bulletin
The Dutch HEMA homewares retailer is to be acquired by Ramphastos, the investment company owned by Marcel Boekhoorn.
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Kingfisher CFO to step down and join Compass Group

Kingfisher CFO to step down and join Compass Group

12 October 2018 by The Retail Bulletin

Kingfisher, the owner of the B&Q and Screwfix chains, is on the hunt for a new chief financial officer following the resignation of Karen Witts who is joining Compass Group.

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IKEA opens first Planning Studio store

IKEA opens first Planning Studio store

11 October 2018 by The Retail Bulletin

IKEA has opened its first shop in its new Planning Studio format for customers shopping for kitchens and bedrooms.

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Dunelm like-for-likes up 4.2% in first quarter

Dunelm like-for-likes up 4.2% in first quarter

11 October 2018 by The Retail Bulletin

Homewares retailer Dunelm saw its like-for-like sales increase by 4.2% in its first quarter as the company continued to develop its multichannel offering.

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Photobox launches first range of non-personalised wall art

Photobox launches first range of non-personalised wall art

11 October 2018 by The Retail Bulletin

Photobox, the online consumer service for personalised products and gifts, is launching its first range of non-personalised wall art.

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Made.com to enter Spanish market

Made.com to enter Spanish market

5 October 2018 by The Retail Bulletin

Online furniture brand Made.com has announced plans to expand into Spain.

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DFS profits hit by summer heatwave

DFS profits hit by summer heatwave

4 October 2018 by The Retail Bulletin

Furniture retailer DFS has reported a decline in full year profit after trading was impacted by a downturn in the furniture market during the summer heatwave.

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Topps Tiles reports improved trading

Topps Tiles reports improved trading

4 October 2018 by The Retail Bulletin

Topps Tiles has said it expects adjusted revenues for its full year to be in the region of £215 million compared to £211.8 million in the previous year.

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ScS hails 'strong' year

ScS hails 'strong' year

2 October 2018 by The Retail Bulletin

Furniture retailer ScS has said it has achieved another “strong” year after operating profit rose by 10.5% to £13.2 million.

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Homesense launches first UK above the line ad campaign

Homesense launches first UK above the line ad campaign

28 September 2018 by The Retail Bulletin

Homewares retailer Homesense has launched its first ever above the line UK and Irish advertising campaign.

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