Shop prices fell at their fastest rate on record in December, in a sign of intense competition on the high street over the crucial Christmas trading period.
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Monday 05 August 2013
The finance director of Hobbs is leaving the fashion retailer, dampening speculation that the private-equity-backed chain will be put up for sale in the near future.
Monday 29 July 2013
UK's biggest sports retailer keeps 20,000 employees on 'casual terms' with no guarantee of work
Friday 19 July 2013
Waitrose today toasted booming sales, as shoppers took advantage of the heatwave and stocked up on champagne, sausages and charcoal for alfresco dining.
Friday 24 May 2013
If you’re going to stay in for an evening of cheesy pop, camp presenters and political voting à la Eurovision, you may as well munch on the continent’s finest cuisine.
Tuesday 07 May 2013
A second shareholder advisory firm has said that investors in JP Morgan should vote for a non-binding proposal to split Jamie Dimon's responsibilities and appoint an independent chairman.
Thursday 07 March 2013
Nearly 85,000 staff at the group behind the John Lewis and Waitrose chains celebrated a bumper bonus of 17 per cent today after barnstorming Christmas trading delivered record profits.
Wednesday 06 March 2013
John Lewis and Waitrose staff are set for bonuses worth 15% of their salaries tomorrow as the retail chain marks a return to profits growth.
Sunday 03 March 2013
The John Lewis Partnership is expected to hand its staff a bonus worth more than eight weeks' pay this week and to outline plans to further turn the screws on Middle England rival Marks & Spencer.
Wednesday 27 February 2013
John Lewis Partnership is expected to reward staff with an increased bonus of up to 16 per cent of their salary next week after a strong rebound in its annual profits.
Tuesday 26 February 2013
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Monday 25 February 2013
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Thursday 21 February 2013
A new exhibition shows how to create an ethical world of interiors
Saturday 26 January 2013
Snow hits John Lewis's sales
Friday 25 January 2013
John Lewis sounded the alarm bell for Britain’s retailers today when it warned snow had hit sales.
Friday 18 January 2013
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