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    1. July 17, 2015

      Discount chain B&M suffers sales growth slowdown

      B&M, the discount chain chaired by former Tesco boss Sir Terry Leahy, has suffered a slowdown in underlying sales...

    2. July 16, 2015

      Dixons Carphone beats expectations with earnings jump

      Earnings at Dixons Carphone, created last year through the £3.7bn merger of electricals chain Dixons and mobile phone...

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    1. July 15, 2015

      Cheese and whisky exports help Lidl’s UK sales hit record £4bn

      The success of the German discounters in the British retail market has been underlined by sales at the UK arm of Lidl...

    2. July 5, 2015

      Big-box retailers from Carpetright to Ikea turn to high street

      Since moving from Carpetright’s Croydon branch to a spruced-up “concept” store in Clapham, deputy store manager Atila...

    3. June 30, 2015

      Ocado profits rise as talks with overseas retailers continue

      Ocado insisted it was on track to clinch a deal with an international retailer to use its online model, as it continued...

    4. June 25, 2015

      Debenhams’ sales fall flat as it changes its promotional push

      Debenhams’ underlying sales were flat over the past quarter as it was held back by fewer promotions. But the department...

    5. June 18, 2015

      UK retail spending rises 4.6% in May

      Britons’ love affair with shopping shows no sign of ending, with the volume of goods bought in UK shops growing again...

    6. June 18, 2015

      Poundland shares fall after trading slows

      Shares in Poundland fell sharply on Thursday after the UK value retailer reported that trading slowed in the past three...

    7. June 12, 2015

      Ted Baker sales surge as group targets international growth

      Ted Baker maintained its pattern of strong revenue growth, with the UK retailer citing continued international and...

    8. June 12, 2015

      Argos revenues down on weak TV and computer sales

      Home Retail Group has blamed weak sales of TVs, computers and tablets for a fall in first-quarter revenues at Argos...

    9. June 10, 2015

      Boohoo bounces back after profit alert

      Boohoo.com sales grew 35 per cent in the three months to May, beating expectations and shaking off memories of a profit...

    10. June 10, 2015

      Sainsbury sales slip but large stores show signs of revival

      The first signs of a revival in demand are appearing at J Sainsbury’s large supermarkets, even as sales from stores...

    11. June 4, 2015

      Bolland’s pay up 32% after M&S profit rise

      Marc Bolland, chief executive of Marks and Spencer, has been rewarded with a healthy pay increase after the UK high...

    12. June 4, 2015

      Pets at Home profits soar on success of VIP services

      Pets at Home has delivered a well-groomed set of maiden full-year results as the growing popularity of VIP services...

    13. June 3, 2015

      Dixons Carphone raises full-year profit guidance

      Dixons Carphone has raised its full-year profit expectations as sales of high-definition televisions and white goods in...

    14. May 21, 2015

      UK retail sales bounce back strongly in April

      UK retail sales bounced back strongly in April after a weak March, as consumers took advantage of the good weather and...

    15. May 21, 2015

      Mothercare stems UK sales slide with like-for-like growth

      Mothercare has stemmed five years of falling sales in the UK with the first full year of like-for-like sales growth in...

    16. May 20, 2015

      Burberry checked as Hong Kong spending falls

      Shares in Burberry fell after the luxury goods group reaffirmed lowered 2016 expectations, which had been checked by...

    17. May 20, 2015

      Marks and Spencer reports first profits rise in four years

      Marks and Spencer has reported its first increase in underlying pre-tax profit for four years, and pledged to buy back...

    18. May 15, 2015

      Bolland set to unveil his first profit rise at M&S

      Marks and Spencer is poised to unveil its first increase in full-year profit under the stewardship of chief executive...

    19. May 6, 2015

      Sainsbury suffers first full-year loss in a decade

      J Sainsbury has fallen to its first annual loss in a decade and warned that underlying sales across the British...

    20. May 3, 2015

      Sainsbury set to report first full-year loss since 2005

      J Sainsbury is expected to report its first full-year loss in a decade on Wednesday, as the once high-flying...

    21. April 29, 2015

      Argos catalogue resists the digital revolution

      Digital shopping marches inexorably on, turning the traditional retail model on its head. But amid the changes, one...

    22. April 24, 2015

      French Connection shares fall a fifth after fashion sales warning

      French Connection’s shares tumbled more than 20 per cent on Friday after it warned that first-half clothing sales would...

    23. April 23, 2015

      Drop in fuel purchases weakens March UK retail sales

      UK retail sales fell unexpectedly in March, raising questions about how strong next week’s first-quarter growth figures...

    24. April 22, 2015

      Tesco slides to record £6.4bn annual loss

      Tesco’s fall into a £6.4bn loss in five charts Tesco has capped a disastrous year with a pre-tax loss of £6.4bn, the...

    25. April 16, 2015

      Mothercare crawls back to health in UK

      Buggy-to-babywear retailer Mothercare has seen further signs of improvement in its UK operations with its fourth...

    26. April 15, 2015

      JD Sports to lift dividend after full-year profits exceed £100m

      Sportswear retailer JD Sports Fashion says it will increase its dividend after reporting full-year profits of more than...

    27. April 15, 2015

      Burberry looks to US to offset fall in Hong Kong sales

      Burberry’s trademark trenchcoats and cashmere scarves helped push second-half sales up 10 per cent as strong trading in...

    28. April 14, 2015

      Poundland sales pass £1bn as 99p Stores deal hangs in balance

      On the eve of the recession in 2008, discount retailer Poundland had just 170 stores and £330m in sales. On Tuesday,...

    29. April 13, 2015

      Tesco shares fall on fears of bigger than expected writedown

      Shares in Tesco fell almost 3 per cent on Monday after analysts said Britain’s biggest retailer, already reeling from a...

    30. April 9, 2015

      The M&S ‘it skirt’ is a perfect mix of hype, buzz and nostalgia

      It is a big moment for fashionistas. This summer’s much-touted “it piece”, a suede 1970s-inspired skirt costing £199,...

    31. April 9, 2015

      Co-op Group emerges from ‘rescue’ phase

      Britain’s newly slimmed-down Co-operative Group has returned to profit as it looks to draw a line under the most...

    32. April 2, 2015

      Marks and Spencer stems decline in clothing and homeware sales

      Marks and Spencer’s underlying sales of clothing and homewares rose for the first time in almost four years, helped by...

    33. April 1, 2015

      Asos reports 10% fall in pre-tax profits

      Asos, the online fashion retailer, has reported a 10 per cent fall in pre-tax profits to £18m with investments in its...

    34. March 31, 2015

      Kingfisher to close 60 B&Q stores over two years

      Véronique Laury, the new chief executive of Kingfisher, is taking an axe to 60 of B&Q’s 360 UK stores over the next two...

    35. March 19, 2015

      Next shares fall on warning over slower sales growth

      Shares in Next initially fell more than 5 per cent after the fashion retailer warned of slower sales growth this year,...

    36. March 17, 2015

      Sainsbury sees ‘green shoots’ of recovery as sales beat forecasts

      J Sainsbury said it was seeing some “green shoots” of recovery in its performance, as underlying sales fell by less...

    37. March 12, 2015

      Waitrose warns of more grocery sector turmoil

      Mark Price, managing director of Waitrose, forecast further turmoil in the grocery sector as profits at the upmarket...

    38. March 12, 2015

      Property writedown pushes Morrison to £792m loss

      Wm Morrison plunged to a loss of almost £800m after the struggling supermarket chain took a £1.27bn property writedown....

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