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Competition among UK retailers results in continued price deflation

Competition among UK retailers for market share has resulted in the deepest level of shop price deflation since December 2006, according to trade association British Retail Consortium (BRC), which released its Shop Price Index June 2014 on Wednesday. The BRC-Nielsen […]

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British Retail Consortium reports rise in overseas shoppers searching for UK online retailers

Retail trade association British Retail Consortium (BRC) revealed on Tuesday that the total volume of international Internet shoppers searching for UK brands grew extensively during the

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UK retail sales rise by 5.3% year-on-year

Latest figures from the Office for National Statistics (ONS) released on Friday indicate that the UK's retail industry is strengthening, with year-on-year estimates of the quantity

London 2012 Olympics failed to deliver a boost in retail

No benefit to UK shops from Olympics — report

The UK high street failed to benefit from a boost during the Olympic Games, a report showed today. Sales on the high street were flat in August compared with


Customers allowed to pick items they want reduced in Tesco’s ‘Big Price Drop’

As part of its ‘Big Price Drop’ marketing campaign, Tesco is offering its customers the chance to pick the products that will be reduced. 


2012- The Year of Luxury and Experience for Shoppers

Written by Sophie McGovern If seems that the current financial climate isn't raining on everyone's parade, and certainly not that of luxury goods retailers selling items such as hair

86% of households make sweeping cutbacks for Chistmas

The day after the Chancellor announced the government is expected to borrow £111bn more than predicted in March, a new survey reveals that households across the UK have

American Airlines reveals possible merger plans before bankruptcy exit

Christmas Shopping cheaper in the US

If you’re looking to grab some bargains while Christmas shopping, it might be time to grab the U.S. holiday brochures.   A new study from the Post Office has revealed

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High Street stores deny shoppers legal rights on returns

Customers with legitimate complaints on faulty goods are being denied of their legal rights as high street stores turn them away.   Consumer magazine Which? have revealed in their latest

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Sales surge at John Lewis as Christmas shopping begins

Department store John Lewis has announced a 4 per cent rise in sales last week as ‘organised parents’ have been buying well ahead of Christmas.   The employee-owned firm said

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