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Retail News - Thorntons H1 profit falls 10%

Thorntons Plc on Monday announced its profit fell 10 per cent in the first half due to an unexpected cut in orders from two of its grocery partners, alongside warehousing problems at its UK commercial business.

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Thorntons continues to suffer in a competitive marketplace, as a trading update released yesterday outlined a fall in sales and investors began to waver.

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Retail News - New £7 million Dairy Milk campaign by Cadbury

Confectionary retailer Cadbury is to invest £7 million in an advertising campaign, to urge shoppers to more deeply engage with its Dairy Milk products.

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Confectioner Thorntons has announced in a trading update that it expects full-year earnings to be below last the levels achieved in the last financial year.

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Retail News - Thorntons reports 12.8% Q1 sales decline

Thorntons has reported a 12.8 per cent decline in first quarter sales, which in turn led to an 11.9 per cent fall in overall sales to £41.4 million in the 14 weeks to 4 October.

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Retail News - Thorntons enjoys 60 per cent profit increase

Chocolate retailer Thorntons have enjoyed a 60 per cent boost in profits after sales seriously suffered due to a change in strategy and cost cuts.

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Retail News - Russel Stover in talks to buy Lindt

Swiss chocolate brand Lindt & Spruengli have had advanced discussions with US sweets company Russel Stover.

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Retail News - Thorntons enjoy increased online sales

This morning chocolatier brand Thorntons revealed that they have experienced a 15.4% rise in online sales over the last year, and company sales increased by 0.7% to £222.5 million in total.

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Retail News - Thorntons shares plunge 15% after Valentine’s Day wash-out

Shares in Thorntons fell nearly 15 per cent this week after a weaker than expected Valentine’s Day and Mother’s Day dragged down its third quarter sales.

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Retail News - Transforming Thorntons: positive results across all core channels for high street chocolatier’s half year

Back in 2011, you’d have been forgiven for thinking Thornton’s days were numbered. As the economic environment for retailers grew more cut-throat by the day, the high street chocolatier couldn’t seem to catch a break.

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