Retail and leisure - Archive

July 2018 articles

Burberry has always had celebrity fans, but with the appointment of its new creative director Riccardo Tisci it gained the backing [...]

12 July
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Supermarket giant Tesco is facing the music over claims it has been underpaying its female staff, as the first 1,000 workers [...]

11 July
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Sainsbury’s yesterday defended its new chairman after he received criticsm from an investor concerned with his involvement [...]

11 July
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Scottish football club Rangers is to face Mike Ashley's Sports Direct in court later this month in a row over the sale of the [...]

11 July
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Shares in online womenswear retailer Sosandar climbed today as its revenue almost quadrupled. [...]

11 July
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Two craft brewers are celebrating President Donald Trump's visit to the UK in the best way they can: with a satirical limited [...]

11 July
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Tim Martin had reason to celebrate today as Wetherspoon's sales increased in the 10 weeks to the start of July. [...]

11 July
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Sales at Burberry met expectations in the first quarter, though weaker tourism impacted performance in the UK and the rest of [...]

11 July
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B&Q has announced today that it will invest over £100m in lowering prices across its products, in a bid to become the Aldi [...]

11 July
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The chairman of insurer RSA Martin Scicluna is set to join the board of J Sainsbury as the supermarket embarks on its £15bn [...]

10 July
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PepsiCo overcame slumping fizzy drink sales to beat quarterly revenue and profit estimates, finding success off the back of its [...]

10 July
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Marks & Spencer's management confessed existential dread to shareholders today, as its new chairman warned the retailer could [...]

10 July
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The pressure on under-fire Premier Foods chief executive officer (CEO) Gavin Darby has increased today after activist investor [...]

10 July
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Homeware and clothing retailer The Original Factory Shop has become the latest chain to slash stores in a restructuring process. [...]

10 July
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Poundworld is to close 25 stores, resulting in 242 job losses. [...]

10 July
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