Retail parks fall from grace as footfall drops

Posted Monday |
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‘Consumer behaviour has changed,’ says BRC CEO Helen Dickinson, pictured

Blum Group sees €50m increase in turnover

Posted Monday |
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The company has also announced changes to its management

B&Q invests £100m in new pricing strategy

Posted Friday |
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The DIY chain said it has made 2,000 products cheaper to ‘make home improvement more affordable for all’

Online sales continue to buoy non-food sector in June

Posted 11th July |
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BRC CEO Helen Dickinson noted that ‘World Cup fever’ gripped the nation, causing a dip in spending

Private equity firm invests in Compusoft Group

Posted 11th July |
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Two managing directors from TA Associates will join Compusoft’s board of directors following the deal

Non-food prices remain low in challenging market

Posted 6th July |
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Recent weaker consumer demand and months of deflation mean prices are still lower than a year ago

Topps Tiles sees downturn in revenue for Q3 2018

Posted 4th July |
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The company noted that trading reflected a ‘weaker consumer environment’ over the period

Retail parks and high streets see footfall increase in May

Posted 13th June |
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However, the uplift wasn’t enough to overcome the long-term trend of declining visits to physical stores

Home improvement and furniture sales suffer in May

Posted 12th June |
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However, the non-food sector experienced its best month since January 2016 despite a decline in sales

AO World sees 25% decline in UK operating profit

Posted 5th June |
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However, website sales for the UK were up by 8.7% to reach £606.6m in the 2018 financial year

Non-food shop prices continue to drop in May

Posted 5th June |
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Prices were 2.5% lower than the same month last year, according to the BRC-Nielsen Shop Price Index

Kingfisher sees like-for-like sales drop of 5.4% in UK

Posted 30th May |
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The group attributed the downturn in sales to ‘weaker performance’ at B&Q

Topps Tiles sees downturn in pre-tax profit for H1 2018

Posted 23rd May |
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The company also reported like-for-like sales growth of 0.6%

Royal Wedding to boost retail spend by £195.5m

Posted 21st May |
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Footfall across all shopping locations, including retail parks and high streets, is also expected to rise

April sees ‘significant’ year-on-year decline in footfall

Posted 17th May |
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The way consumers shop is shifting, according to BRC CEO Helen Dickinson, pictured


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