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G-Star Raw joins Meadowhall amid drive to double store estate

G-Star Raw is set to move into a new 2500sq ft flagship store in Sheffield’s Meadowhall shopping centre as part of an ambitious expansion drive. The fashion retailer will open its sixth UK store in the newly refurbished shopping centre, marking the start of a push to double its store estate to 10 by the end of the year.

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5 Minutes With Ulf Timmermann, CEO, Reichelt

Tell us about the Reichelt story. Reichelt was founded in May 1969 by Angelika Reichelt and her husband. Its first item for sale was an antenna amplifier






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Timothy Oulton picks Chelsea for new global flagship store

Timothy Oulton is poised to open the doors to its new worldwide flagship store in London’s posh Chelsea neighbourhood next month. The furniture and interiors brand will takeover the Bluebird Garage space, located on-site with the Bluebird Café, on King’s Road. The new 7200sq ft store will mark Timothy Outlon’s largest retail display of their products globally.






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BRC: The North and Yorkshire beat London for online retail searches

The North and Yorkshire regions represented the highest portion of Google searches for the second quarter of 2018, with 26 per cent compared to Greater London’s 23 per cent.






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Barbour set to launch new brand Barbour Beacon

Barbour is set to launch a new brand dubbed Barbour Beacon as the heritage British retailer takes aim at a younger audience. According to Drapers, the new 40-piece menswear range set for this autumn, will be sold through its own direct-to-consumer website barbourbeacon.com, as well as through third party retailers including Selfridges, Topman and Barbour’s flagship store on Carnaby Street, London. READ MORE:  “Meghan effect” boosts Barbour profits It will include everything from £8 caps to £91 waxed jackets, including logo emblazoned t-shirts and polo shirts and even tracksuit bottoms






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B&M adds women to the board

B&M has bolstered the diversity of its board of directors with the appointment of two women, Carolyn Bradley and Tiffany Hall, as non-executive directors. Bradley will be part of the audit and risk and nomination committees, while Hall will be join the discount retailer’s remuneration and nomination committees.






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Food inflation surges amid lowest overall deflation in 8 months

Overall shop prices decelerated at the lowest rate in eight months, primarily due to a surge in food prices as the cold spring and recent heatwave affected fruit and vegetable prices.






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Aldi asks food suppliers to begin plans for no-deal Brexit

Aldi has asked its food suppliers to begin contingency planning in case the UK crashes out of the EU with no deal. According to The Sunday Times , the UK division of the German discount grocer emailed suppliers last month to say it wanted to work with them “to help understand the potential implications” and to “mitigate any negative impacts”






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Tesco’s new format raises questions about US grocers’ discounter defense

The British chain is reportedly preparing to open a chain of smaller, low-price stores in response to Aldi and Lidl.






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M&S announces Octopus Energy tie-up to challenge Big 6 energy providers

Marks & Spencer is set to refresh its energy offering in an ambitious bid challenge the UK’s Big 6 gas and electricity providers.






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