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B&Q leak security information of around 70,000 suspected shoplifters About 3 weeks ago

B&Q has reportedly leaked information on around 70,000 shoplifters on Elasticsearch. The leaked data included the first and last names of the thieves, along with the items they attempted to steal, the total cost of the losses, and location data for the stores. According to a report done by an Australian security...

Bella Hadid stars in new ‘Michael’ campaign by Michael Kors About 3 weeks ago

Supermodel Bella Hadid stars as the face of Michael Kors’ spring-summer 2019 collection. The campaign also features the likes of Luna Bijl, Mayowa Nicholas, Sohyun Jung, Timo Baumann, Zhengyang Zhang and Piero Mendez. The new video was released on the brands official Instagram, and was shot by photographer David Sims in New...

Tesco confirms 9,000 jobs at risk About 3 weeks ago

Tesco has confirmed in a statement that 9,000 jobs will be at risk due to proposed changes to how it operates. The statement also said that the retailer hopes to redeploy half of the affected staff in other customer facing roles. Part of the changes will include closing fresh food counters in...

Retailers warn that a no-deal Brexit could ‘leave shelves empty’ About 3 weeks ago

Several retailers have warned that a no deal Brexit carries the risk of leaving shelves empty and could lead to higher prices. The warning comes in a letter from the British Retail Consortium and is signed by retailers including Sainsbury’s, Asda and McDonalds. The letter comes ahead of the crucial votes in...

Marks & Spencer in ‘secret talks’ to launch delivery service with Ocado About 3 weeks ago

Marks & Spencer and Ocado are in talks to launch a food delivery service, signalling the end of Ocado’s long standing partnership with Waitrose. Waitrose and Ocado have been partnered for 20 years, with the current supply deal expiring in September 2020. A deal with M&S will likely see the end of...

New Look could be forced to put itself up for sale About 3 weeks ago

New Look could be forced to put itself up for sale in order to complete the refinancing process that it announced last week. According to a corporate note seen by The Guardian, New Look said in order to finalise the refinancing it “may be required to launch a sale process for...

Plans start for 30,000 square feet of retail space on Oxford Street About 3 weeks ago

Plans have begun for a £300 million project to introduce 30,000 square feet of retail space around London’s Oxford Street. Daejan Investments has just been given planning approval for the development.  It will cover 127-143 Oxford Street as well as part of Berwick and Wardour streets, according to Property Week. The development...

Bonmarché sees a 7.8% drop in like-for-like sales About 3 weeks ago

Bonmarché has seen its like-for-like sales decline by 7.8% in its third quarter of trading.  These sales did however remain in line with the revised guidelines it gave on December 13th. In the 13 weeks to December 29th, online like-for-like sales climbed by 22.2%.  In store like-for-like sales were down by...

Swarovski to open new store in Peterborough About 3 weeks ago

Swarovski is set to open a new store at Peterborough’s Queensgate shopping centre. The store is due to launch in the spring.  The 800 square foot store will feature the brands range of crystal jewellery alongside a range of genuine gemstones and accessories. The Queensgate shopping centre has also announced plans for...

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