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    1. November 26, 2014

      Large UK supermarkets ‘uneconomic’, warns property chief

      The growth of online grocery shopping is set to hit the value of large supermarkets, a veteran property industry investor...

    2. November 26, 2014

      French Connection shares rise despite fall in sales

      French Connection has become the latest high street fashion retailer to warn that milder autumn weather in the UK has dented...

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    1. November 25, 2014

      BHS losses cast shadow over Arcadia

      Sir Philip Green’s BHS department store chain made a loss of £21m in the year to August 30, up from a £19.3m deficit in the...

    2. November 25, 2014

      Slowing eurozone hits Kingfisher sales

      Kingfisher, the world’s third largest DIY retailer which owns the UK’s B&Q chain, has seen weakening economic sentiment in...

    3. November 18, 2014

      Discounter B&M bags stores from shrinking retailers

      B&M European Value Retail, chaired by former Tesco chief executive Sir Terry Leahy, is in negotiations to acquire surplus...

    4. November 17, 2014

      Majestic Wine pours profits into digital to stave off rivals

      Growing competition for fine wine sales hit Majestic Wine’s half-year profits as the retailer invested in its digital...

    5. November 12, 2014

      Sainsbury reduces spending to fund £150m price cuts

      J Sainsbury is shelving new stores and cutting costs as it battles to stem the tide of Britain’s discount supermarkets by...

    6. November 11, 2014

      New Look abandons Russia over fears of political uncertainty

      New Look said it had pulled out of Russia and Ukraine because of political uncertainty in the region, as it announced a near...

    7. November 10, 2014

      Aldi to create 35,000 jobs as it aims for 1,000 UK supermarkets

      Aldi, the German discounter that has been winning customers from Tesco and Sainsbury’s, is to create 35,000 jobs in the next...

    8. November 7, 2014

      FTSE grocers rally on discount launches

      Retailers remained in focus on Friday after strong gains in the previous session, with Tesco and Sainsbury the top two...

    9. November 6, 2014

      Morrison and M&S lead retailers higher

      A strong showing for retailers helped boost the FTSE 100 on Thursday, as the benchmark also reacted to an announcement by...

    10. November 6, 2014

      Wm Morrison sees progress despite sales drop

      Dalton Philips, chief executive of Wm Morrison, insisted the retailer was moving in the right direction, despite reporting...

    11. November 5, 2014

      Marks and Spencer’s margins offer room for hope

      Marks and Spencer has announced falling sales every quarter for more than three years – and its latest results on Wednesday...

    12. November 5, 2014

      Marks and Spencer: fireworks night

      March 31, 2009. That was the last time Marks and Spencer shares enjoyed a one-day jump on anything like the scale of...

    13. November 5, 2014

      Marks and Spencer shares jump on margin forecast, dividend payout

      Shares in Marks and Spencer jumped almost 10 per cent on Wednesday as the high street bellwether raised its dividend and...

    14. October 29, 2014

      Next cuts profit forecasts after warm weather

      Next, one of Britain’s most successful retailers, has warned that profits for the full year will be lower, after unusually...

    15. October 28, 2014

      Ecommerce powers profits at Shop Direct

      Shop Direct saw its pre-tax profit surge by more than 500 per cent, powered by sales on mobile devices and sharp growth in...

    16. October 28, 2014

      The Range thrives as ‘poor man’s John Lewis’

      Chris Dawson never learnt to read at school, and even today does not use email or a personal computer. But the 62-year old...

    17. October 27, 2014

      Clothing sales rebound on UK high streets

      High street clothing sales rebounded in October as British shoppers decided to stock up on warm clothing in anticipation of...

    18. October 26, 2014

      Picking up the pieces after Tesco’s stock affair

      Tesco’s revelation last week that it had improperly booked more than £250m of profits is clearly a nightmare for the UK food...

    19. October 24, 2014

      Equity income managers downplay dividend gloom

      The travails of Tesco and the weakness of commodity prices have rekindled worries over the sustainability of corporate...

    20. October 23, 2014

      Discounters Aldi and Lidl squeeze Premier Foods

      Premier Foods, the maker of Bisto gravy, has blamed the march of the discount supermarkets for a near-5 per cent drop in...

    21. October 23, 2014

      Debenhams suffers steep profit fall in difficult year

      Debenhams has reported a steep but expected decline in full-year profits, capping a difficult year for the department store...

    22. October 23, 2014

      Tesco admits overstating profits for longer

      Tesco was plunged into further turmoil on Thursday as profits sank more than 90 per cent and Britain’s biggest retailer...

    23. October 22, 2014

      Homebase plans to cut quarter of stores in digital shift

      Homebase plans to close a quarter of its stores by 2018 as part of a strategy to cut costs and become more digitally...

    24. October 21, 2014

      Glimmer of hope in Tesco sales figures

      Tesco’s trade improved over the past month, delivering a fillip to new chief executive Dave Lewis, ahead of delayed...

    25. October 21, 2014

      Asos profits dip 14% on strong pound

      Asos reported a 14 per cent fall in full-year pre-tax profits to £47m as the impact of a strong pound, operational...

    26. October 16, 2014

      Record trading profits at travel stores behind WH Smith advance

      Shares in WH Smith rose by nearly 3 per cent on Thursday after the stationer and newsagent posted a 9 per cent rise in...

    27. October 13, 2014

      Thorntons sales melt by 12%

      Chocolate-seller Thorntons’ sales melted away by nearly 12 per cent in the first quarter of trading, which it blamed on the...

    28. October 3, 2014

      Tesco takes delivery of $50m corporate jet

      Tesco has taken delivery of a new Gulfstream 550 corporate jet, valued on the open market at more than $50m, just days after...

    29. October 2, 2014

      Ted Baker profits jump despite warm weather

      Ted Baker, the British fashion label, reported a sharp rise in interim profits as it shrugged off the impact of recent mild...

    30. October 1, 2014

      Sainsbury suffers fall in second-quarter sales

      J Sainsbury insisted it did not face accounting problems similar to those at rival Tesco, as the smaller supermarket chain...

    31. September 30, 2014

      Warm weather gives Next profits a chill

      Next has unsettled investors in high-street retailers, with a warning that unseasonably warm autumn weather may hit its...

    32. September 29, 2014

      Supermarkets and banks lose ground on FTSE

      Supermarket shares dominated the losers column of the FTSE 100 on Monday as the weekend press took the hatchet to the...

    33. September 29, 2014

      Middle-class swell profits at Aldi as it looks to expand ranges

      Cash-strapped middle-class shoppers flocking to Aldi have helped the UK arm of the German discount supermarket achieve...

    34. September 17, 2014

      JD Sports hails health of high street with record results

      JD Sports has declared the high street “alive and well” after the British sports fashion retailer delivered record...

    35. September 15, 2014

      Greggs sales rise prompts profit upgrade

      Shares in Greggs rose 14 per cent after the UK’s largest bakery chain guided that its full-year profits would be “materially...

    36. September 11, 2014

      Britain’s big supermarkets rewrite their grocery lists

      Half-year results and quarterly trading statements from some of Britain’s biggest retailers underlined the diverging...

    37. September 11, 2014

      Next reaps benefit of risk-taking as sales and profits rise

      Next hailed its willingness to take “fashion risk”, and the gathering momentum in its high street stores, as first-half...

    38. September 11, 2014

      Morrison profits halve as supermarket price war takes toll

      Dalton Philips, chief executive of Wm Morrison, has insisted that the company’s £300m of price cuts this year are paying...

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