Retail and leisure - Archive

January 2018 articles

Majestic Wine toasted a festive Christmas trading period today as it revealed sales in its retail business rose. [...]

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Tesco has been crowned winner of the "golden quarter" after figures revealed it recorded the largest sales growth of the "big [...]

9 January
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Morrisons has been gifted a welcome present over the Christmas period in the form of a solid boost to sales, though it has kept [...]

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Cast your mind back to 2009, when the UK was mired in recession following the biggest financial crash in history, and profits [...]

9 January
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For a nation of tea drinkers, we are increasingly devoting ourselves to the business of coffee. In 2000, there were an estimated [...]

9 January
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Retailers rounded off a difficult year with a slight rise in sales last month – but fortunes were mixed for the industry. [...]

9 January
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Spending growth was at an eight-month high in the final month of 2017, as squeezed consumers indulged in some Christmas cheer. [...]

9 January
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Santander UK is partnering with China's biggest retailer, JD.com, to allow its business customers to launch products in the Chinese [...]

8 January
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Dominic Chappell, the serial bankrupt who bought BHS from Sir Philip Green for £1, failed to hand over information to regulators [...]

8 January
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Christmas sales jumped at the UK's largest nightclub operator Deltic Group, thanks to a strong uptake in party bookings. [...]

8 January
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Retail administrations jumped last year as firms came under intense cost pressures from the national living wage, business rates [...]

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Lidl is creating 1,000 jobs with the opening of a giant new fulfilment centre. [...]

8 January
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When Ranald Macdonald has a mad idea, he goes through with it. “I’m mad about all things that are a little bit mad,” he [...]

8 January
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Mothercare shares plummeted this morning after kicking off a big week for retailers with a dismal update as Christmas sales [...]

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Now that we have had a week to rest after New Year's Eve, the booziest night of the year, consumers are turning their attention [...]

8 January
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