Homeware and fashion chain Laura Ashley has reported an improvement in furniture performance in second quarter, despite sales declining.
Furniture stood as one of the ‘better performers’ in Scotland despite a fall in overall retail sales, whilst footfall suffers steepest decline in six months.
New Homebase owner Wesfarmers has reported a loss in its UK business as it continues its Bunnings incorporation strategy.
Fashion and homewares retail chain Next has confirmed that chairman, John Barton, will retire from the role from 1 August 2017.
Home improvement retailer B&Q has confirmed it plans to trial its first small-format store in North London.