Retail and leisure - Archive

October 2018 articles

The UK's oldest toy store Hamleys revealed a record loss today with profits dropping a staggering 500 per cent over the past [...]

12 October

Patisserie Valerie today confirmed it needs an immediate cash injection of £20m to continue trading as it revealed that historical [...]

12 October

Hairdressing chain Regis UK is teetering on the verge of administration, it told landlords this week, as it urged them to slash [...]

12 October

The parent company of Boots has blamed a drop in UK pharmacy funding for its lacklustre final quarterly results, after sales [...]

12 October

The Department for Transport (DfT) is cutting subsidies available for customers purchasing plug-in hybrid vehicles, as the government [...]

12 October

Suspended Patisserie Valerie company finance director Chris Marsh has been arrested and released on bail, the company announced [...]

12 October

Video game retailer Game Digital today confirmed former House of Fraser finance director Ray Kavanagh as the firm's new chief [...]

12 October

House of Fraser today paid £95m for the freehold to its iconic Glasgow building, promising to turn it into the “Harrods of [...]

12 October

Fashion retailer Coast has collapsed into administration, putting an estimated 300 jobs at risk.  [...]

11 October

Patisserie Valerie is facing closure without an immediate cash injection, the firm said today.  [...]

11 October

Shares in retailer WH Smith slumped more than 13 per cent in trading today, after its preliminary annual results revealed plans [...]

11 October

Whitbread shareholders have agreed to the sale of Costa to Coca-Cola for a whopping £4bn, with the company’s share price inching [...]

11 October

Fashion retailer N Brown took a kicking from investors at the opening bell this morning, as its share price dived more than 20 [...]

11 October

Shares in Dunelm rose almost six per cent in early trading as the company showed strong growth online despite closing three [...]

11 October

Chilango is offering investors the chance to get a free meal a week, as it looks to raise £1m from its new ‘Burrito Bond’. [...]

11 October