Tag : retail
Shop planning applications dropSubscription
Planning applications for new stores and shopping centres in England have plunged for the ninth year in a row.
Hundreds of Topshop/Topman store jobs at riskSubscription
Arcadia has confirmed a store management reshuffle at its Topshop and Topman chains that could result in hundreds of job losses.
Next and River Island to open at The OracleSubscription
Retailers Next and River Island are set to debut at The Oracle shopping complex in Reading, relocating from smaller sites on nearby Broad Street.
A list of nearly 50 New Look stores that could be up for possible disposal or lease renegotiations has been circulated among property sources this week, Drapers has learned.
Inditex’s Stradivarius to debut in WalesSubscription
Inditex-owned brand Stradivarius is set to launch its first standalone in Wales, at Cardiff shopping centre St David’s.
Primark hires former Topshop trading directorSubscription
Primark has hired former Topshop/Topman trading chief James Mooney as merchandising director for womenswear, it has emerged.
Mamas & Papas Christmas sales upSubscription
Maternity and kidswear retailer Mamas & Papas has seen like-for-like sales grow by 2.7% in the six weeks to 13 January, boosted by personal shopping.
Crew Clothing names new finance directorSubscription
Crew Clothing has promoted Angharad Carter-Clout to the position of finance director.
Debenhams and Mothercare bosses buy up sharesSubscription
Retail bosses whose companies reported drops in Christmas trading have spent more than a quarter of a million pounds of their own pockets to prop up share prices, The Telegraph has reported.
Primark owner sales dip predictedSubscription
Primark parent Associated British Foods (ABF) is expected to report a decline in sales this week (18 January), but analysts believe the clothing retailer has experienced sales growth in the UK.