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Friday 15 January 2010
Home Retail Group upgraded its full-year profit forecasts yesterday after reporting robust Christmas trading, but warned that lower-income customers at Argos are continuing to feel the chill winds of the economic downturn.
Sunday 10 January 2010
The strength of Britain's high street over the festive period will be revealed this week when some of the country's biggest retailers including Tesco, Primark, Argos and others, report to the market.
Thursday 22 October 2009
Monday 19 October 2009
John Lovering, chairman of the department store company Debenhams, is expected to say that he is to step down next year when the group announces its full-year results on Thursday.
Friday 02 October 2009
Bill Grimsey, the chief executive of Focus, received total pay of nearly £900,000 last year as the DIY retailer was fighting for survival, although his remuneration was boosted by hefty back payments.
Friday 11 September 2009
Upbeat news on sales of big-ticket items from three of the UK's biggest retailers yesterday supports recent data that consumer spending and the housing market are close to recovery.
Friday 03 July 2009
Wednesday 17 June 2009
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Friday 12 June 2009
Home Retail Group's Homebase chain basked in its first uplift in underlying sales for two years in the 13 weeks to 30 May, as the balmy spring weather drove soaring sales of seasonal products, but its catalogue giant Argos remains under the cloud of falling sales.
Friday 12 June 2009
Monday 08 June 2009
HomeRetail Groupis forecast to follow in the footsteps of peers and deliver a positive first quarter update this Thursday, with analysts looking forward to news of stronger sales at the company’s Homebase chain.
Saturday 09 May 2009
Sunday 03 May 2009
Thursday 30 April 2009
Home Retail Group has forecast another year of double-digit falling sales at its DIY chain, Homebase, as it battles against dire trading conditions in the wider home improvement market.
Thursday 16 April 2009
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