For victims of disaster, the nightmare doesn’t end when the media averts its gaze
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Thursday 30 September 2010
Alistair McGeorge is to step down as the chief executive of Matalan after four years at the helm, becoming the latest senior executive to leave the value fashion and homewares retailer.
Saturday 14 August 2010
Saturday 31 July 2010
The discount fashion retailer Primark has poached a director from rival Matalan to the strategically important role of chief operating officer.
Saturday 26 June 2010
The budget fashion and home-wares chain Matalan has shrugged off consumer concerns to post a 30 per cent leap in earnings, and said growth plans remained on track.
Thursday 24 June 2010
So, what's up with him?
Saturday 05 June 2010
If you ask me, now that newspapers and magazines are giving tips on "how to get a bikini body in 14 days", it is time you put in your order, which may take 14 days but does not have to. If you pay extra, most companies will send out a bikini body by special delivery, and some even offer a next-day service.
Thursday 27 May 2010
Home entertainment store Richer Sounds and kitchenware chain Lakeland have been voted the UK's best shops in a survey by consumer group Which?
Wednesday 12 May 2010
A former Asda store manager took over the top job at the supermarket yesterday.
Thursday 06 May 2010
The high street shain Mothercare is understood to be closing in on acquiring the brand of Blooming Marvellous, the maternitywear retailer, and possibly a few of the remaining Blooming Marvellous shops.
Thursday 01 April 2010
More than 1,000 jobs at embattled retail chain Ethel Austin were safe today after the firm's previous owner bought it out of administration for a second time.
Monday 22 March 2010
A gang member who stabbed a store manager to death during a botched raid was given a life sentence today.
Tuesday 23 February 2010
Double killer Anthony Maina's first victim was a popular and kind-hearted teenager whose death tore his family apart, they said.
Monday 22 February 2010
A teenager who knifed a shop manager during a botched cash raid was found guilty of murder today.
Friday 12 February 2010
High street fashion chain New Look shelved plans for a stock market flotation today in the wake of recent financial turmoil.
Thursday 11 February 2010
The discount fashion and homewares retailer Matalan has called off its sale process after buyers refused to meet the price expectations of its founder.
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