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CommentWire
CommentWire

Tesco: announces price offensive

Tesco's announcement that it is cutting its prices by a total of GBP80 million represents the start of the latest round in the supermarket price wars. It will also put price higher on the grocers' PR agenda following 2006 when deflation across all grocers eased for the first time since 2003.

Published By Datamonitor
02 Jan 2007
CommentWire
CommentWire

Littlewoods: celebrity makeover set to boost sales

Trinny and Susannah, known for their fashion tips in the hit BBC series 'What Not to Wear' and on ITV's 'Trinny and Susannah Undress,' are to provide fashion advice within the Littlewoods catalogue, and undertake PR and advertising for the next two years. The duo's appeal to Littlewoods' customers should strengthen its rebranding program and boost sales growth for the company.

Published By Datamonitor
03 Jan 2007
ResearchWire
ResearchWire

European service stations: more advertising space should be devoted to fuel cards

Published By Datamonitor
04 May 2007
Expert View
Expert View

Rise in multi-channel retailing drives growth of SOA deployment

Retailers face increasing pressure to offer customers a fully-integrated multi-channel experience, for example where products can be bought online and collected in-store. The rise in multi-channel retailing has driven growth of service-oriented architecture deployment in the retail sector, and this trend is expected to continue over the coming years.

Published By Datamonitor
24 May 2007
Expert View
Expert View

Music & video: market decline takes its toll

News that HMV's full year profits were down by more than half follows recent reports of financial concerns at rival retailer Fopp, and the possibility of Virgin selling off more stores. In a sector that continues to be shaken by new competition and digital downloading, further turbulence for music and video retailers seems a certainty.

Published By Datamonitor
28 Jun 2007
Expert View
Expert View

Beleaguered music & video retailers look to HD DVD and downloads to revive depressed market

UK music & video retailing is poised for a revival as consumers adopt HD DVD technology and retailers strengthen their downloading services. Although the market is set to shrink for the third year running in 2007 - by 2.9% to GBP4 billion - the prospects for remaining specialists are brighter now that many weaker players have exited the market.

Published By Datamonitor
12 Oct 2007
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Expert View

JCPenney hoping to take spend with private labels

At an analysts' update, JCPenney's management confirmed that, in response to the uncertain economic climate, the retailer was reducing capital expenditure to focus on driving sales and margin with private labels. With shoppers increasingly selective in their spending, JCPenney wants to ensure that it takes preference over competitors when they do spend on the high street.

Published By Datamonitor
21 Apr 2008
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Expert View

Basic consolidates after a tough year

With annual sales just about holding up, organics retailer Basic's margins have come under pressure. As a consequence, expansion plans have been put on hold, and the company has announced job cuts, reducing its staff headcount from 850 to 780. The outlook is bleak as even the buoyant organic sector will not prove completely immune to the expected downturn in consumer expenditure.

Published By Datamonitor
17 Jun 2008
CommentWire
CommentWire

Next: tricky conditions affect another retailer

Next's extensive store expansion and resilient Directory business is no longer proving sufficient to keep sales positive. For the six months to July 2008, Next Brand sales were down 1.7%, and with retail conditions continuing to toughen, Next needs to brace itself for a bumpy ride ahead.

Published By Datamonitor
11 Sep 2008
CommentWire
CommentWire

Home Retail Group: remains optimistic about profits

The Home Retail Group has announced a deterioration of sales at Argos, and a slightly improved but still disappointing performance at Homebase. This leaves the group relying heavily on what is expected to be a challenging final quarter in order to make a profit. However, its financial strength and tight cost control should leave it well positioned to meet profit expectations.

Published By Datamonitor
12 Sep 2008

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