Retailer Card Factory has returned to sales growth ahead of the peak festive season as it overcame “challenging” high street trading.
There has been an “acceleration” in the number of retail shops closing across Scotland’s high streets, according to a report.
Retailer Halfords has become the latest retailer to warn over consumer confidence as it revealed half-year profits dropped by nearly a fifth.
The Christmas advert season is beginning as retailers seek to win consumers’ hearts and ultimately their wallets after a tough year on the high street.
Retailer Next has seen sales growth slow in its third quarter as both high street and online trading eased back.
Debenhams is the latest retailer to announce store closures amid a turbulent year for the high street.
Alarm clocks and traditional door knockers are falling out of fashion as British households increasingly embrace technology, an annual rundown of sales trends from John Lewis suggests.
Working in retail, the old saying goes that “the customer is always right” – but what about when said customer is trying to swindle you?
Retail sales fell in September as shoppers cut back their spending on food after a bumper summer, figures show.
Retail sales in Scotland have fallen, with inflation and wider economic pressures cited as reasons for consumer caution.
Online fashion firm Asos is set to unveil another double digit hike in annual profits on Wednesday despite spooking investors with a recent warning over sales.
The boss of WH Smith has insisted the retailer remains committed to Britain’s high street despite launching a restructure to shut stores and call time on new initiatives.
Homewares chain Dunelm has warned over retail and consumer uncertainty despite hailing resilient first-quarter trading.
Focaccia-style pizzas and a summer drinks range helped bakery chain Greggs dish up a rise in sales despite unpredictable trading through the heatwave.
WH Smith is set to avoid the mounting gloom on Britain’s high street in full-year figures this week thanks to another impressive performance from its travel arm.
Fashion chain Ted Baker has become the latest fashion firm to reveal a hit from beleaguered department store chain House of Fraser as it posted lower half-year profits.
Tesco shares have tumbled despite the supermarket giant posting rising halfyear profits and its best sales hike for more than a decade.
Tesco has reported rising half-year sales and profits as the supermarket received a boost from its takeover of wholesaler Booker.
Sofa chain ScS has shrugged off a hit from its House of Fraser concessions and poor summer sales to post an 11% rise in annual profits.
The boss of retail giant Next has warned over the threat of gridlock at ports and price hikes from increased tariffs if the UK crashes out of the European Union with no deal.