Up to 118 million visits to UK retail websites estimated to have been made on each of Christmas Day and Boxing Day
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Friday 12 August 2011
Friday 12 August 2011
Blacks Leisure, the embattled outdoor retail specialist, has hired an interim chairman to help turn around its fortunes ahead of a refinancing.
Sunday 07 August 2011
The Swedish fashion giant H&M is to bring three of its brands to the UK – in another boost to the UK's struggling retail market.
Friday 29 July 2011
Chavs really are the gifts that keep on giving – in their case, giving utterly worthless people the chance to lash out at an underprivileged group without feeling the hot hand of the law on their cold shoulder. The latest to point the finger is the actress Jane Horrocks, who spoke thus in a recent interview with the Radio Times: "There's always a set type of people doing their shopping according to the time or the day, whether it's pensioners holding everyone up or screeching kids. Or sometimes you can have rather a lot of chavs in, and that gets a bit scary."
Monday 25 July 2011
London stores are benefiting from a backlash to the Paris burka ban, as Middle Eastern shoppers choose to shop in the "more welcoming" capital.
Thursday 21 July 2011
Friday 03 June 2011
The upmarket shoe retailer Kurt Geiger is to embark on an opening offensive in the US over the next 18 months after it was acquired by the retail giant Jones Group from Graphite Capital, in a deal worth £215m.
Sunday 15 May 2011
Monday 25 April 2011
Wednesday 13 April 2011
The bride and groom's polite requests for bed linen, toasters and sets of cutlery might soon be over, as more than a third of couples exchange the traditional wedding list for demands for cash.
Monday 28 March 2011
Monday 21 March 2011
Sunday 06 March 2011
Sunday 09 January 2011
Wednesday 29 December 2010
Thousands of cash-strapped shoppers braved sub-zero temperatures after Christmas to pick up significant bargains in the sales before next month's VAT increase.
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