Following today’s release of B&M Q3 figures for FY2019/20, Hannah Richards, Retail Analyst at GlobalData, a leading data and analytics company, comments: ‘‘B&M has delivered another set of promising results, with total group revenue rising 9.3% (on a constant currency
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Find out which retailers are innovating in the on and offline retail space and what they are doing to keep ahead of the curve in this dynamic and highly competitive sector. Read the financials and analysis of the large multiples, the smaller chains to independent retailers, wholesalers and suppliers
Global retail IT consultancy and technology firm, REPL Group has successfully rolled out JDA Workforce Management to help improve the scheduling accuracy for Walmart. The rollout touches 1.6 million associates in 7,000 stores across the globe.
Microsoft has formed a global strategic partnership with dunnhumby, the leader in customer data science, in a move that could transform the $5.9 trillion retail sector.
Holland & Barrett saw accelerating sales growth in both e-commerce and store channels. All markets experienced like for like sales growth, with significant growth in clean beauty and vitamins categories.
Following today’s release of Fortnum & Mason Christmas trading figures for 2019, Emily Salter, retail analyst at GlobalData, a leading data and analytics company, comments: ‘‘Unsurprisingly, luxury retailer Fortnum & Mason has delivered yet another strong year of sales growth
Over the four weeks to 29th December 2019, overall sales at Lidl increased 11% compared to the same period in 2018. The discounter was the fastest growing bricks and mortar supermarket over the Christmas trading period, and had its busiest
Toshiba Global Commerce Solutions provides a peek into the future while demonstrating world-class solutions empowering current retail success during NRF 2020, Jan. 12-14 at Jacob K. Javits Convention Center, New York, booth 3319. With the theme “Moments that Inspire” Toshiba
Paragon Software Systems has enhanced its modular, last-mile fulfilment software with developments that will help retailers to offer more competitive delivery propositions. These updates to Paragon HDX are part of the company’s commitment to helping retailers better compete in the
GAME has today confirmed it intends to close 40 stores throughout the UK. To date 13 sites have had notice served including existing GAME sites in Mansfield, Canterbury, Watford, Glasgow Fort and Leicester. Yesterday, notice was served on a further
Following today’s release of Dunelm Q2 figures for FY2019/20, Amy Higginbotham, retail analyst at GlobalData, a leading data and analytics company, comments: ‘‘Dunelm’s impressive start to FY2019/20 has continued into its second quarter, with the retailer remaining resilient in a
Iceland, the leading British frozen food retailer, has officially signed for a lease of 20 years for its regional distribution centre at Houston Industrial Estate in Livingston.
Pyramid Computer, a leading manufacturer of self-service kiosks, will be showcasing a selection of innovative in-store retail applications based on its versatile range of polytouch kiosk solutions – Booth # 5860 - at NRF 2020. A number of ISV partners
GlobalData: Tesco ends 2019 on a high as market leader delivers fifth consecutive Christmas of UK growth
Following today’s release of Tesco Q3 and Christmas figures for FY2019/20, Thomas Brereton, retail analyst at GlobalData, a leading data and analytics company, comments: ‘‘Dave Lewis’s final Christmas in charge of Tesco has undoubtedly been a merry one (at least,
Moorfield, a leading boutique UK real estate private equity fund manager, today announces that Injoy, one of the UK’s leading children’s activity centre operators, has taken the final unit at Derby Riverlights (“Riverlights”) for its latest £1.7 million play centre.
Following today’s release of Marks & Spencer Q3 figures for 2019/20, Kate Ormrod, lead retail analyst at GlobalData, a leading data and analytics company, comments: ‘‘Having previously offered hope by reporting an improved clothing & home performance in October, with
Commenting on JLP Christmas trading update, Richard Lim, CEO of Retail Economics, said: "These figures confirm that trading is tough and news that the MD is stepping down could signal just how uncomfortable life is getting.
Following today’s release of Boots Q1 figures for FY2019/20, Kate Ormrod, lead retail analyst at GlobalData, a leading data and analytics company, comments: ‘‘Disappointing results are a consistent theme in Boots UK’s quarterly trading performance, with no sign of a
RSPH is today (8 January 2020) calling for the Football Association (FA) to urgently U-turn its decision to sell FA Cup broadcast rights to betting firm, Bet365.
Savvy bargain hunters boosted revenues over the Christmas holiday period at London Designer Outlet in Wembley Park, the capital’s leading fashion and lifestyle outlet centre.The results show the ongoing appeal of aspirational and desirable brands at up to 70% off
Following today’s release of Sainsbury's Q3 figures for FY2019/20, Thomas Brereton, retail analyst at GlobalData, a leading data and analytics company, comments: ‘‘Much as expected, Sainsbury’s Christmas results today revealed a mixed bag for a retailer in a state of
Building on its leadership position in the Nordic convenience market, Reitan Convenience Norway has implemented Revionics Promotion Optimization across its three Norway retail banners: Narvesen, 7-Eleven and YX 7-Eleven. With these new capabilities, Reitan Convenience Norway, a Reitan Group company,
Starbucks’ charity campaign to push for reusable cups has ambitions to save 150 million paper cups a year
Today, environmental charity Hubbub is announcing their ambition to double the uptake of reusable cups for hot drinks. The initiative has been built using funds collected from Starbucks 5p charge on drinks purchased in a paper cup across its stores
Mountain Warehouse achieves record breaking Black Friday sales amidst international expansion, says GlobalData
Following today’s release of Mountain Warehouse Christmas trading figures for 2019, James Yacoub, retail analyst at GlobalData, a leading data and analytics company, comments: ‘‘Mountain Warehouse far outperformed in the final few months of 2019, achieving sales growth of 16.2%
Wren Kitchens launches a ground-breaking mobile app so customers can easily manage the process of purchasing a kitchen every step of the way.
A renewed focus on in-store experience and a revamped product range has seen growth of 4.3% like for like at Majestic Wine for the final quarter of 2019, the specialist retailer has revealed.