Lidl's parent company reports a 10% rise in FY turnover Friday, 18th April 2014
Lidl's parent company, Schwarz Gruppe, has gained 10 per cent more turnover to EUR 74 billion for its fiscal year of which, according to the German media, EUR 54 billion was generated thanks to its supermarket, Lidl.
John Lewis to invest £1.3m in Sheffield store revamp Thursday, 17th April 2014
John Lewis has announced plans to invest £1.3 million in its Sheffield department store.
Amazon workers in distribution centers in Germany called to strike Thursday, 17th April 2014
In the midst of a lengthy pay dispute, workers at the distribution centers of Amazon, Germany are reported to have been called on by the German labour union Verdi to go on strike on Thursday.
High street stores see best footfall in 11 months Thursday, 17th April 2014
According to the British Retail Consortium (BRC) and Springboard report, out-of-town and high street stores have seen the best footfall in 11 months with retail footfall reported to have rebounded in March, increasing by 1.8 per cent..
Sony struggles to keep up as 7 million PlayStation 4 consoles fly off shelves Thursday, 17th April 2014
Sony Corp. on Wednesday revealed it was struggling to keep up with demand for its new PlayStation 4 videogame console, after selling more than 7 million in just over four months to 6 April.
Adidas announces Mary Katrantzou collaboration Wednesday, 16th April 2014
London-based designer Mary Katrantzou has announced a new collaboration with sportswear giant Adidas. Katrantzou will design a capsule collection of clothes and footwear for Adidas originals women’s collection for autumn 2014, focusing on her signature hyper-colour and kaleidoscopic patterns. “I grew up, like so many other kids around the world, wearing adidas trainers and I'm really excited about bringing my vision to such a global brand,” said Mary.
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