French Connection in takeover talks after £29m approach

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Retailer French Connection has revealed it is in takeover talks after receiving an approach worth £29 million. The fashion chain said it had received a...

Card payments accounted for more than £4 in every £5 spent in 2020, says...

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Card payments accounted for more than £4 in every £5 spent in 2020, British Retail Consortium (BRC) figures show. Debit and credit card transactions accounted...

Icon Outlet experienced a record-setting August

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Icon Outlet has revealed it experienced a record-setting August across three key metrics compared to the same month in 2019.  Sales increased by 24%,...

Kingfisher hikes outlook after profits jump on DIY boom

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B&Q owner Kingfisher has upped its full-year sales and earnings outlook after first-half profits jumped amid a pandemic-driven DIY boom. The group posted a 70.6%...

UK retail sales drop for fourth month in a row

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UK retail sales dropped in August for the fourth consecutive month as grocery sales were impacted by more people returning to restaurants and pubs,...

John Lewis Partnership narrows losses despite £54m hit from redundancies

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The John Lewis Partnership (JLP) has narrowed its losses despite taking a £54 million hit from redundancies. The retail giant unveiled a £29 million pre-tax...

JD Sports delivers bumper profits after post-lockdown demand surge

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JD Sports revealed a surge in profits as pent-up demand from shoppers returning to stores and strong online sales helped drive the retailer to...

Cash-less Britain Moves Towards Card-less Britain in Post-Pandemic Shopping Revival

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Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd today revealed the results of a national survey into the way Brits are choosing to pay as they reacquaint themselves...

Shops refusing cash even as lockdown restrictions are eased, Which? finds

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Around one in five consumers have been blocked from paying with cash in recent months as lockdown rules have eased, according to Which? The consumer...

Primark sales ‘lower than expected’ after pingdemic hits customers

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Primark owner Associated British Foods (ABF) has said sales at the discount fashion chain were “lower than expected” in recent months after footfall was...