retail

Friday, February 1, 2019

Friday, February 1, 2019

Self-service checkouts are ‘an opportunity to be dishonest’, says retail expert

Self-service checkouts are ‘an opportunity to be dishonest’, says retail expert

Self-service checkouts are ‘an opportunity to be dishonest’, says retail expert

Claire Bailey, an independent retail expert has said that self-service checkouts in supermarkets give some people “an opportunity to be dishonest”.

Wednesday, January 30, 2019

Wednesday, January 30, 2019

Clarks scheme is ‘not about teaching, it is about modelling good communication’, says National Literacy Trust Campaign Manager

Clarks shoe shop to partake in scheme to improve children's literacy skills

Clarks shoe shop to partake in scheme to improve children's literacy skills

Clarks shoe shop are training 6,500 staff in a bid to improve children’s language skills, but National Literacy Trust’s Judith Parke’s has said it is “not about teaching” children, it is about “modelling good communication between an adult and child”.

Monday, December 17, 2018

Monday, December 17, 2018

Online retailer ASOS issues profits warning as Christmas sales stagnate

Online retailer ASOS issues profits warning as Christmas sales stagnate

Online retailer ASOS issues profits warning as Christmas sales stagnate

Online retailer ASOS has warned over sales and profits after experiencing a "significant deterioration" in trading in the run-up to Christmas.

Friday, September 21, 2018

Friday, September 21, 2018

B&M store given record £480,000 fine after selling knives to teenagers

B&M stores given record £480,000 fine after selling knives to teenagers

B&M stores given record £480,000 fine after selling knives to teenagers

Bargain store B&M has been ordered to pay a record £480,000 fine after selling knives to teenagers as young as 14.

Monday, July 2, 2018

Monday, July 2, 2018

50,000 retail jobs lost in the first half of 2018

50,000 retail jobs lost in the first half of 2018

Numbers show that approximately 50,000 staff have been made redundant or seen their role put under threat, with the bulk of them working for well-known high street chains.

Tuesday, June 12, 2018

Tuesday, June 12, 2018

New Look slashes prices as sales fall by 11.7%

New Look slashes prices as sales fall by 11.7%

The retailer reported an operating loss of £74.3 million for the year to March 24, having made £97.6 million profit in the previous year.

Friday, June 8, 2018

Friday, June 8, 2018

UK high street recorded worst May performance in 12 years

UK high street recorded worst May performance in 12 years

Sales were down 2.2% on May last year, making it eight months since in-store like-for-like sales have shown growth of 1% or more.