Mild shop price inflation returns in November

Posted Friday |
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However, prices remained almost unchanged last month, meaning good news for consumers in the Christmas run-up

Travis Perkins to sell plumbing and heating division

Posted Tuesday |
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The group said it will focus on trade customers and capitalise on Wickes’ advantages in the DIY and KBB markets

Online retailers thrive on Black Friday 2018

Posted 30th November |
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Overall footfall declined by 5.4% on the national shopping day this year compared with Black Friday last year

Topps Tiles issues Brexit warning as profits drop

Posted 27th November |
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The company said it will begin stockpiling its ‘key selling lines’ ahead of the UK leaving the EU in March 2019

Canburg files for administration due to economic uncertainty

Posted 26th November |
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The Smallbone of Devizes owner has reportedly filed a notice of intention to appoint Grant Thornton as administrator

Black Friday footfall expected to drop this year

Posted 23rd November |
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Consumers are ‘abandoning’ the high street and heading online to buy products this year, Springboard said

Kingfisher sees drop in B&Q sales in Q3 2018

Posted 21st November |
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The group noted that the closure of B&Q’s installation service earlier this year has affected sales

AO World sees revenue increase in H1 2018

Posted 20th November |
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The company reported a 5.7% rise in UK revenue for the period despite a ‘declining UK MDA market’

Kingfisher looking into sale of several B&Q stores

Posted 19th November |
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The group said that the stores up for potential sale and leaseback are ‘good stores in good locations’

Footfall drops ahead of Christmas shopping rush

Posted 16th November |
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October marks the 11th month of consecutive footfall decline, according to the BRC

Norcros sees 105% pre-tax profit rise

Posted 15th November |
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Revenue also rose by 12.1% in the six months to September despite a ‘challenging market environment’

Aga Rangemaster hit by UK's ‘challenging’ market conditions

Posted 13th November |
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The brand is being ‘negatively impacted’ by the uncertainty of Brexit, owner Middleby Corporation said

Retail sales remain low in October, says BRC

Posted 9th November |
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In-store sales of non-food products declined by 3.3% from the months of August to October

Howdens reports 7.5% uplift in revenue in trading update

Posted 8th November |
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The group said it expects to add around 33 new depots in the UK this year

Shop prices fall back into deflationary territory

Posted 6th November |
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Non-food deflation reflects a return to the trend of retailers keeping prices low, said the BRC


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