Gardening and DIY purchases helped boost rebounding Scottish sales figures, but growth is still lower than last year.
The owner of retail chain Boots has warned over UK store closures as it looks to slash costs amid the “most difficult” quarter in the group’s history.
Struggling retailer Debenhams has said it will give any firm takeover offer from Mike Ashley’s Sports Direct “due consideration” but added it would not solve its mounting funding crisis.
Retail sales rose in February as shoppers appeared to shrug off Brexit uncertainty, official figures show.
More than 1,700 staff at high street retailer The Entertainer are to share a record £3 million in bonuses after the group notched up a 31% surge in annual profits.
Furniture retailer ScS has reported higher interim profits but cautioned that trading in the medium term is expected to remain tough.
Shares in struggling retailer Bonmarche have tanked after it warned annual losses could hit £6 million following the return of sales woes in March.
Scottish sales in February saw a 0.8% drop compared to last year with more uncertainty for consumers in the months ahead.
Fashion retailer Quiz has seen shares more than halve after warning over profits for the second time in as many months following plunging high street sales.
Fife will be the largest beneficiary of a £50 million fund set up to help Scotland’s ailing town centres, it has been announced.
Retailer Hotel Chocolat has hailed “encouraging early signs” for its overseas start-ups as it rang up a 7% rise in half-year profits.
Sales at Laura Ashley have dropped as the fashion and home brand grapples with tough high street conditions and plans an overhaul of its strategy.
Microsoft looks set to launch its first UK flagship store in London later this year, a minute’s walk away from Apple’s main retail base in the UK on Regent Street.
Retail sales rose in January and beat market expectations as shoppers took advantage of discounts following a disappointing Christmas.
Scottish retail sales increased in January following a poor December, according to latest figures.
Britain’s beleaguered high streets have seen nearly 20,000 jobs lost or put in jeopardy since Christmas, as retailers struggle with mounting costs and falling consumer confidence.
Rent-to-own retailer BrightHouse is to close a swathe of high street stores, resulting in hundreds of job losses.
Online grocer Ocado has seen shares slump after it warned over a hit to sales following a huge fire which swept through its warehouse in Hampshire.
Dundee's HMV store has been spared the axe.
A decision on the future of Dundee's HMV store will be announced today following a takeover of the wider business by Canadian retailer Sunrise Records.