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John Lewis Cheltenham begins recruitment drive

Published on June 13th, 2018 | by The GC Team

John Lewis has begun inviting applications for around 300 new jobs at its store in Cheltenham, which opens this autumn. The retailer is looking for Partners to fill full-time and part-time positions within the shop​. These ... Read More


AO “on track” as losses widen

Published on June 7th, 2018 | by The GC Team

AO World has reported continued revenue growth in both the UK and Europe for the year ended 31st March 2018, with total revenue up 13.6% to £796.8m. Group Adjusted EBITDA losses for the period rose from ... Read More

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Toshiba TVs in Hockey sponsorship deal

Published on June 6th, 2018 | by The GC Team

Toshiba TVs has become Principal Partner of England & Great Britain Men’s Hockey 2018, and an Official Partner of the Vitality Hockey Women’s World Cup London 2018. The partnership agreement includes exclusive branding of the England ... Read More

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May provides much-needed uplift for UK retail

Published on June 5th, 2018 | by The GC Team

UK retail sales increased 4.1% in May, despite an “extremely challenging” retail environment, with in-store sales reportedly making a comeback. In-store non-food sales experienced their best performance since January 2016, excluding Easter distortions, but the three-month ... Read More


ECOVACS debuts on Shanghai Stock Exchange

Published on June 4th, 2018 | by The GC Team

Chinese household robotics brand ECOVACS ROBOTICS, which expanded into Europe in 2012 and last year opened a UK office, has launched its Initial Public Offering of 40.1 million shares on the Shanghai Stock Exchange, with plans ... Read More

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Bank holiday sunshine dampens retail footfall

Published on June 1st, 2018 | by The GC Team

Non-food retailers experienced a harsh trading environment in May as soaring temperatures over the two bank holidays enticed consumers away from the high street. Figures released by Ipsos Retail Performance, the global retail and footfall consultant ... Read More

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