BRC finds November retail sales are slow off the mark Tuesday, 3rd December 2013
British retail sales grew just 2.3 per cent year-on-year in November, slowing down from October’s 2.6 per cent rate of growth and well behind the average of more than 3 per cent seen during the summer months of the year.
Waking up to Cyber Monday, the biggest online shopping day of the year Monday, 2nd December 2013
If you find yourself on a virtual shopping spree today you’re not alone, as Cyber Monday, the biggest online shopping day of the year, hits the web.
Westfield and Hammerson win approval for £1bn redevelopment of Whitgift Centre Tuesday, 26th November 2013
Property giants Westfield and Hammerson have been given the go-ahead for a £1 billion redevelopment of Croydon’s Whitgift Centre.
Tech-savvy Britons take their shopping carts online this Christmas Friday, 22nd November 2013
Could Christmas Eve panic buys become a thing of past? According to a new study, Britons are increasingly turning towards e-commerce for their Christmas shopping this year, with £1 in every £3 being spent online this December. A study by the British Retail Consortium found that almost £1 in every £5 is spent through computers, tablets and smartphones, making Britain the most tech-savvy nation when it comes to online retail.
London’s Westfield shopping malls post annual sales of nearly £2bn Thursday, 14th November 2013
A ‘solid performance’ from Westfield’s two London shopping centres saw the Australian property giant post more than £1.9 billion in annual sales from the Shepherd’s Bush and Stratford City malls.
Intu looks for new partner to help fund £1bn pipeline Wednesday, 6th November 2013
Intu Properties plc this week announced it may seek partners to help fund its £1 billion pipeline of projects.
Christmas spending set to break £10bn barrier for first time Tuesday, 5th November 2013
Online spending in December is expected to pass the £10 billion mark for the first time, rising 15 per cent on last year’s results.
Which? issues warning to customers about price-match schemes Wednesday, 23rd October 2013
The consumer watchdog group, Which?, has today issued a warning to customers that voucher-style price match schemes “should be taken with a pinch of salt”, after a study revealed that not all guarantees made by major supermarkets are as bold as they make out to be.
Owner of Zara sees a 1% increase in its H1 net profit Wednesday, 18th September 2013
Spain’s multinational fashion company, Inditex SA, announced that its first-half net profit increased by 1 per cent amid a slowdown in sales growth.
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