Tag: retail

On a bumper day of retail results, Tesco, M&S and Debenhams revealed their Christmas sales

FTSE LIVE: Health of retail laid bare as M&S, Tesco and Debenhams reveal Christmas trading

FTSE LIVE: Tesco reveals good Xmas trading; John Lewis set to axe staff bonuses; Debenhams and Halfords flounderTesco sales jumped 2.6% in the six week Christmas periodM&S sales fell 2.2%…

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Tapi Carpets to make job cuts as brutal retail market takes its toll

Three-year old floorings chain Tapi Carpets has started laying off staff, as it is struck by the same torrid market conditions that hurt its rival Carpetright and other retailers.The fledgling…

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Ikea has 21 big box stores in the UK, but is also testing out a tranche of smaller shops 

Ikea bucks the retail blues as new stores and online sales give the flat pack giant a lift

Ikea bucks the retail blues as new UK stores and website upgrades give the flat pack furniture giant a sales liftIkea's full-year sales rose 5.9% to £1.96 billion in the…

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