Carpetright, Moss Bros and Sports Direct report

Retailers Carpetright, Sports Direct and Moss Bros are all reporting this week, ahead of the key Christmas period.

The outlook is tough and the latest British Retail Consortium figures revealed UK retail sales values fell 1.6 per cent on a like-for-like basis in November. High-street sports retailer Sports Direct, eyeing struggling outdoor retailer Blacks, will reveal interim results on Thursday. The firm said it was on course to deliver better-than-expected growth levels by year end.