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Retail News - Relief for M&S as high street stalwart posts best non-food sales in four years

Marks & Spencer on Thursday announced sales in its final quarter to 28th March rose 1.9 per cent, with general merchandise sales, including women’s clothing, up 0.7 per cent on a like-for-like basis.

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Retail News - Tesco embarks on land sell-off

The UK’s largest retailer has begun selling off land it had originally designated for new supermarkets, as it looks to raise funds to improve its balance sheet.

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Retail News - Multi-channel incentives from House of Fraser

Department store House of Fraser is – thanks to its partnership with Rakuten Attribution – the first retailer to offer consumer incentive for multi-channel shopping.

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Retail News - Macy’s misses estimates as it plots expansion

Macy’s Inc., owner of both its eponymous chain of department stores and Bloomingdales, on Tuesday posted a weaker-than-expected rise in sales over the holiday period.

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Retail News - Apple to revamp Genius Bar

Apple are planning to improve their customer service experience by revamping the format of Genius Bar appointments, during the week of March 9th.

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Retail News - Office Depot and Staples likely to merge

Stationary retailer Staples is in talks with US firm Office Depot Inc to merge companies, though the exact format of the supposed deal has not been publicly revealed.

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Retail News - Gap rids itself of creative director role

US retailer Gap revealed yesterday that it had cut the position of creative director Rebekka Bay, following a string of alterations that have been made to the brand recently as it tries to improve sales.

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Retail News - Discounters blamed for Tesco closures

A nearby location to discounters Lidl and Aldi has been cited as the catalyst for 43 branches of Tesco closing – with 74 per cent of the flailing stores being within two miles of the rival chains.

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Retail News - Deal breaker: BHS suitors eye retailer’s reported £200m property holdings

Anyone questioning why the sale of troubled retailer BHS has investors in such a tizz need look no further than the high street.

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Retail News - Burberry unveils 8% increase in comparable sales

The darling of British fashion on Wednesday posted strong third quarter results with like for like sales up 8 per cent in the three months to 31 December.

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