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Card Factory reports drop in profit 3 days ago

Card Factory has reported a drop in full year profits after trading was impacted by lower high street footfall. In the year to January 31st, pre-tax profit fell by 8.3% to £66.6 million as the retailer saw its like-for-like sales dip by 0.1%. Revenue increased by 3.3% in the period...

JD Sports sees its pre-tax profit rise by 15.4% 3 days ago

JD Sports saw its pre-tax profit rise by 15.4% to £339.9 million in the year to February 2nd. Revenue rose by 49.2% to £4.72 billion while like-for-like sales in its global sports fashion brands grew by more than 6%. The company credited its success to a “relentless focus” on creating a...

Primark opens doors to its largest store to date in Birmingham About 1 week ago

Primark has opened the doors to its largest store to date in Birmingham.  The new store occupies all of the 161,000 square foot former shopping centre and features a Disney themed café, a barber shop and a beauty studio. This store is Primark’s 187th UK store and spans across 5 floors. ...

Quiz has increased its full year group revenue by 12% About 1 week ago

Quiz has increased its full year group revenue by 12% to £130.9 million as it continues to expand online and internationally. Following its trading update issued on the 7th March, Quiz said it still expects its group EBITDA for the year to come in at around £4.5 million. The retailer saw...

Wyevale has sold 31 garden centres to Dobbies About 1 week ago

Wyevale has sold 31 of its garden centres to Dobbies. This marks the third transaction with Dobbies following the sale of five centres and single site sale to the retailer last October. The centres include sites in Altrincham, Andover, Beaconsfield, Brighton, Bury St Edmunds, Cadnam, Findern, Galton, Gosforth, Hare Hatch, Harlestone...

Dunelm like-for-like sales increase by 12.5% in its third quarter About 1 week ago

Dunelm increased its like-for-like sales by 12.5% in its third quarter after it attracted more customers to its brand. Like-for-like sales in-store rose by 9.8% while online sales increased by 32.1%. The retailer’s Reserve & Collect service and tablet-based selling in-store accounted for 18.5% of revenue to mark a 4.1% rise...

Tesco to launch plastic recycling scheme in 10 stores About 2 weeks ago

Tesco has launched a trial that will see new technology introduced that will allow it to recycle all forms of plastic packaging. The retailer has teamed up with Recycling Technologies to launch the trial in 10 stores with in the Bristol and Swindon areas. The trial will enable customers to return ‘hard-to-recycle’ plastics...

H&M set to create 800 new jobs at Milton Keynes distribution centre About 2 weeks ago

H&M is set to create around 800 new jobs when it launches its brand new distribution centre in Milton Keynes. The new centre will span over 73,000 square metres and will be H&M’s first omnichannel distribution centre.  It will be the main centre for both UK and Ireland and will also...

Liam Gallagher’s Pretty Green officially falls into administration About 2 weeks ago

Liam Gallagher’s menswear fashion label has officially called in administrators. More than 170 jobs have been put at risk after the move, with the brand operating 12 stores and concessions in House of Fraser stores. The company was heavily impacted by House of Fraser’s collapse last year, as well as facing the...

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