Retail and leisure - Archive

June 2018 articles

Trading isn't quite picking up steam for Hornby yet, as the toymaker said this morning losses for the year to 31 March had widened [...]

19 June
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Debenhams this morning warned that profit for the year is expected to be lower than previously expected as it battles rising [...]

19 June
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Chairman of the work and pensions select committee Frank Field is planning to investigate the pay and conditions of Deliveroo [...]

18 June
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John Lewis has launched a scheme to buy back old clothing from customers, in collaboration with social enterprise app Stuffstr. [...]

18 June
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The media company behind the Hindustan Times has become the latest backer of Indian fast fashion retailer Koovs. [...]

18 June
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Google has announced it will be buying up $550m (£415m) of shares in Chinese e-commerce site JD.com, in an strategic partnership [...]

18 June
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Debit card payments outstripped cash for the first time last year as more and more consumers turn to contactless payments for [...]

18 June
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It is not a good time to be a fast-moving consumer goods (FMCG) giant. [...]

18 June
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Dutch beer giant Heineken is ramping up its investment in the company’s UK pub estate after announcing a further £44m injection [...]

18 June
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Dixons Carphone is bracing itself for plummeting pre-tax profits this week, as it continues to investigate a devastating data [...]

17 June
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The restaurateurs behind Mayfair eatery The Wolseley are opening a new all-day cafe in Bicester Village. [...]

17 June
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Marks & Spencer could abandon its once flagship womenswear brand as the retailer’s crisis deepens. [...]

17 June
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The cap on betting machine wagers announced in May will not come into force for two years, it has emerged. [...]

15 June
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Retail magnate Sir Philip Green has launched a challenge against a report into the audit of BHS's accounts in the year leading [...]

15 June
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Food and coffee chain Eat has averted the need for drastic restructuring by closing a handful of individual sites, in a rare [...]

15 June
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