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What’s happening in #retail & with brands – trends for w/e 6th November 2015 #retailtrends #retailnews #marketingweek #eventmagazine

November 9, 2015

Company Results

All Saints have reported a 6% increase in turnover to £231.3m for the year to 31 January 2015. Underlying profit stood at £24.4m for the same period. (Source: Verdict)
All Saints have reported a 6% increase in turnover to £231.3m for the year to 31 January 2015

Booths have reported turnover of £280.7m for the year to 28 March 2015. Pre-tax profit stood at £1.6m for the same period. (Source: Retail Week)
Chisholm Hunter have reported 19% increase in turnover to £29.6m for the year to March 2015. Pre-tax profit of the diamond merchant and jeweller stood at £3.5m for the same period. (Source: Retail Bulletin)
John Lewis have reported a 5.6% increase in sales for the week to 31 October 2015. Fashion, Home and Electricals & Home Technology sales increased by 10.4%, 4.6% and 2.8%, respectively. Sales at johnlewis.com increased by 19.7%.
M&S have reported a 1.4% increase in group sales to £5bn for the 26 weeks to 26 September 2015. Underlying profit before tax increased by 6.1% to £284m for the same period.
Morrisons have reported a 2.0% decrease in total sales excluding fuel for the 13 weeks to 01 November 2015. Like-for-like sales (excluding fuel) decreased by 2.6% for the same period.
Pendragon have reported a 6.6% increase in underlying like-for-like pre tax profit for three months ended 30 September 2015.
Pets at Home have reported a 6.0% increase in revenue to £404.5m for the 28 weeks to 08 October 2015. Like-for-like sales increased by 1.8% for the same period.
Primark have reported a 13% increase in sales at constant currency for the 52 weeks to 12 September 2015. Like-for-like sales increased by 1% for the same period. (Source: Retail bulletin)
Primark have reported a 13% increase in sales at constant currency for the 52 weeks to 12 September 2015

Selfridges have reported a 4.3% increase in sales to £1.3bn for the year to January 2015. (Source: Retail Week)
Supergroup have reported a 22.4% increase in group sales to £254.9m for the 26 weeks to 24 October 2015. Retail sales increased by 30.9% to £172.2m while like-for-like sales increased by 17.2% for the same period. Wholesale sales stood at £82.7m.
Waitrose have reported a 1.5% increase in sales (including petrol) for the week to 31 October 2015.

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Source: Black Friday and Christmas Research produced by Conlumino for Barclays

Clothing, Footwear & Accessories

Burberry have announced plans to establish a new state-of-the-art manufacturing and weaving facility in Yorkshire by 2016. (Source: BBC News)
Burberry have announced plans to unify their Prosrum, London and Brits collection under a new single ‘Burberry’ label. (Source: The Drum)
Franklin & Marshall have announced plans to open their first store in the UK at Wembley Park’s London Designer Outlet by December 2015. (Source: Retail Bulletin)
Franklin & Marshall have announced plans to open their first store in the UK at Wembley Park’s London

Selfridges have completed the acquisition of Arnotts from Fitzwilliam Finance Partners. (Source: Drapers)
Ted Baker have opened their first store in Amsterdam in collaboration with Dynamic Resources. (Source: Retail Bulletin)

Electrical & Entertainment

C. Banner International Holdings have acquired UK toy specialist Hamleys from Ludendo. (Source: Company Press Release)
GAME have announced plans to launch three Xbox experiences in different shopping centres in partnership with Microsoft. (Source: Retail Week)

Food & Drink

Argos have launched nationwide same day delivery service. (Source: The Guardian)
Booths have opened a new 34,000 sq. ft. food store at the Teanlowe Centre in Poulton, Lancashire. (Source: Retail Bulletin)
Anheuser-Busch InBev will have to wait at least another week to secure its takeover of SABMiller, with the deadline for agreeing terms moving to 11 November. (Source: Just Drinks)
Co-operative Food have launched a new online platform that enables shoppers to interact directly with Fairtrade producers across the world. (Source: Company Press Release)
Morrisons have announced plans to donate all unsold edible food from their 500 stores to local community organisations to end food waste in their stores. (Source: The Telegraph)
Tesco have announced expansion plans for Tesco Sustainable Dairy Group which involves an increase in the number of dairy farms with whom Tesco will have direct relationships. (Source: Retail Gazette)
Tesco have launched same day click and collect services for groceries from 200 of their stores. (Source: The Grocer)
Waitrose have opened a stat-of-the-art fulfilment centre in Coulsdon. (Source: Retail Bulletin)

Household

John Lewis’s £7m Christmas campaign “Man on the Moon” encourages shoppers to show someone they are loved this festive season. (Source: John Lewis)
John Lewis’s £7m Christmas campaign “Man on the Moon” encourages shoppers to show someone they are loved this festive season

Home Retail Group have raised £1m for Macmillan Cancer Support since the launch of their two year fundraising partnership with the charity in March 2015. (Source: Company Press Release)
Well Pharmacy have completed the rebranding procedure of the 782 pharmacies acquired from the Co-operative Pharmacy. (Source: Retail Times)

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