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Jobs-first Brexit deal required to ‘provide much-needed certainty’ within retail sector

New research has revealed that retail sales  and staffing growth has been stagnant in recent months. Sales slowed for the third month in a row in the year to February, according to the latest CBI Quarterly Distributive Trades Survey. According to the CBI, growth in average selling prices remains above the long-term average in the

Warren James records surge in full-year sales and profits

National jewellery retailer Warren James has reported a rise in profits to £42.7m in the year ended 31 March 2017. In accounts filed by Companies House this week, Warren James recorded a 12.3% increase in profits before taxation – rising from £37.7m in 2016. The document also shows operating profits for Warren James rose by

Black Friday 2017 officially biggest ever for online retail, study reveals

This year’s Black Friday weekend was the most successful in history for online retailers, new research from digital agency Visualsoft reveals. The study, which analysed more than 1,600 of the UK’s top online retailers including Beaverbrooks, F.Hinds and Goldsmiths, H Samuel and Ernest Jones, found that average site revenues were almost a quarter (23%) higher year-on-year compared