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Online bathroom retailer Victoria Plum announces record 46% increase in sales

Online bathroom retailer Victoria Plum has announced that its sales rose by a record 46 per cent to £103m for the year ended 28...
Retailer Next will unveil its full-year sales figures on Thursday

Next to reveal profit slump as investors bank on strong sales rebound

Next is set to reveal that its profits were cut by more than half last year after its stores were shuttered by lockdown measures. However,...

Click-and-collect orders soar as Wickes prepares for independence

Wickes saw a quadrupling of click-and-collect orders last year, the company revealed as it progressed plans to split from parent Travis Perkins and list...
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DIY boom sees profits at B&Q owner soar more than 600%

The owner of B&Q has cashed in on a DIY boom as millions of people stuck at home tried to improve their living conditions. Kingfisher...

Halfords snaps up Kent-based tyre specialists for £15m

Halfords has paid £15 million to buy a motor services company in the South East of England which specialises in changing tyres on cars...

Homebase clicks refresh on new website

Homebase, the UK's home and garden experts, today reveals its transformed website. Created in partnership with THG plc’s end-to-end e-commerce division THG Ingenuity, the...
ScS Store

ScS pledges £1.3m furlough repayment after record first half

ScS vowed to return some of the furlough money it has claimed from the Government as the sofa seller swung to a profit in...

Starbucks launch flagship store on JD.com

Starbucks, the world’s largest coffeehouse chain, launched a flagship store on JD.com on March 3. The online store is bringing Chinese consumers the brand’s new...

Habitat appoints Organic to drive SEO capabilities

Digital agency Organic today announces its appointment by British heritage furniture and interior retailer Habitat, to manage the brand’s SEO. The news comes following the...

The Garden Trading Company acquired by premium British brand Joules in £12.5m deal

Law firm BDB Pitmans has acted in the sale of Oxfordshire-based The Garden Trading Company Limited (“Garden Trading”) to the Joules Group plc (“Joules”). Joules,...