• Sales up for John Lewis as big ticket items inspire festive shoppers

  • Furniture to merge with technology, says John Lewis

  • Home sales slip for John Lewis

  • Swan Retail completes major system acquisition

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Sainsbury’s unveils new flagship store; accelerates Argos and Habitat rollout

New Argos owner Sainsbury’s has announced the opening of its new flagship store in Nine Elms, as it begins its rollout of both Argos and Habitat concessions.

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Fitted furniture and beds deliver double-digit growth for John Lewis

Fitted furniture and beds drive Home sales in latest figures from John Lewis, as the retailer enjoys a ‘strong’ week.

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Furniture continues strong performance for N Brown Group

Home and gift revenues grow for home shopping group N Brown, in its first half year trading update for the 26 weeks to 27 August 2016.

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BRC report UK retail sales growth; talks on Brexit strategy to focus on keeping prices low

The British Retail Consortium (BRC) has revealed a growth in UK retail sales in September.


JYSK Nordic maintains growth across all 19 countries

Danish furniture retail chain JYSK Nordic has reported a double-digit growth in turnover as continued expansion in physical stores alongside online development has indicated a ‘very successful’ year.

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September spending bounces back following Brexit dip

Consumer spending has bounced back ‘strongly’ in September, according to latest data compiled by Markit on behalf of Visa.

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John Lewis appoints new MD

25 October 2016

The John Lewis Partnership has announced the appointment of Paula Nickolds as John Lewis managing director, effective from January 2017.

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Sales up for John Lewis as big ticket items inspire festive shoppers

25 October 2016

Big ticket items drove Home sales this week for John Lewis as all three categories delivered strong performances.

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Carpetright posts fall in like-for-likes; on track to refurb 100 stores

25 October 2016

Carpet and floor coverings retailer Carpetright has reported a fall like-for-like sales, although new rebranded stores are delivering growth.

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Furniture to merge with technology, says John Lewis

24 October 2016

According to its latest Retail Report 2016, John Lewis gives an insight to how shoppers shopped and what key trends, movers and left behinders are impacting the retail environment.

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BHS to expand its international arm

24 October 2016

British retail brand BHS has confirmed plans to expand its international business.