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Thursday 12 July 2012
Thorntons, the struggling retailer, reassured investors yesterday by growing underlying sales in its fourth quarter.
Friday 04 May 2012
Thorntons' new chocolate eggs drove a "successful Easter trading period", but this could not offset another fall in underlying sales in the chain's own stores in its latest trading period.
Thursday 16 February 2012
The chocolatier Thorntons has passed on its interim dividend after posting a loss over its most vital trading period of the year.
Thursday 12 January 2012
Chocolatier Thorntons today said it had suffered at the hands of tough competition in the run-up to Christmas as cost-conscious consumers hunted for the best deals.
Thursday 22 December 2011
Outlook Christmas is coming and the goose is getting fat,
Wednesday 21 December 2011
Thorntons raised fears of a Christmas flop on the high street today as the chocolatier warned it was trading below hopes and was unlikely to make a profit next year.
Monday 05 September 2011
Monday 15 August 2011
Furniture chain Lombok followed the UK arm of Habitat into administration today in a move resulting in the closure of nine stores.
Sunday 07 August 2011
Thursday 21 July 2011
Retail sales returned to growth last month after stores started their summer sales early to attract cautious consumers, official figures revealed today.
Thursday 14 July 2011
Thursday 14 July 2011
Sales at the chocolatier Thorntons melted by nearly 11 per cent over the past eight weeks, laying bare the scale of the turnaround facing its new chief executive and the tough trading conditions on the high street.
Wednesday 13 July 2011
Marks & Spencer today revealed an increase in sales as consumers trade up to more premium food and clothes despite the squeeze on the high street.
Monday 11 July 2011
The tough conditions faced by high-street retailers were thrown into sharp relief during the first six months of the year as the number of profit warnings soared, according to new figures published today.
Friday 08 July 2011
The turmoil on the high street was brought into sharp relief yesterday after the administrators of the Liverpool-based TJ Hughes announced a fire sale to run down stock levels at the discount department store chain.
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