Gemma Goldfingle

Gemma Goldfingle

Features editor at Retail Week

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  • 2019-02-15T07:00:00

    As broker Merrill Lynch downgrades Asos and Boohoo amid competition from a new wave of online disruptor, we debate whether the etail giants are really under threat.

  • 2019-02-01T08:04:00

    Sports Direct owner Mike Ashley’s ever-expanding portfolio of businesses captured 3.2% of all UK non-food retail spend in 2018, new research has shown.

  • 2019-02-01T07:51:00

    Amazon posted record sales and profits in the Golden Quarter, but it forecast lower-than-expected first-quarter sales, sparking fears growth is slowing.

  • 2019-02-01T07:18:00

    The Treasury Committee has launched a fresh inquiry into the much-maligned business rates amid warnings that a further 100,000 shops will close this year.

  • 2019-01-31T06:00:00

    How can you go from ghost town to boom town? We speak to those that have reinvented their high street to find out how they did it.

  • 2019-01-03T11:20:00

    After Next unveiled its Christmas trading figures, the team discuss what the retailer’s update tells us about how the festive season panned out.

  • 2018-12-27T07:00:00

    2018 has been characterised by CVAs, administrations and store closures – all of which have taken their toll on the retail workforce.

  • 2018-12-20T07:45:00

    Profits plunged from £589,000 to £121,000 at United Carpets, the UK’s third biggest flooring retailer, after a “very challenging” first half but it sees “encouraging signs” in recent performance.

  • 2018-12-12T07:46:00

    Superdry profits plunged 49% in its first half as the fashion retailer warns on full-year earnings and steps up its transformation plan.

  • 2018-12-12T07:33:00

    Dixons Carphone boss Alex Baldock has set out his strategy to focus on online and credit as it dials up a £440m half-year pre-tax loss.

  • 2018-12-12T07:16:00

    Sainsbury’s and Asda will today lodge an application with the Competition Appeal Tribunal for a judicial review of the Competition and Markets Authority’s investigation into their proposed merger.

  • 2018-12-06T08:26:00

    This week we take a look at how the consumer will feel and shop in 2019 and the trends that will drive their behaviour.

  • 2018-12-06T07:45:00

    Walmart will roll out 360 robotic cleaners across the US that will clean its stores and collect data in the process.

  • 2018-12-06T07:40:00

    Swedish hardware retailer Clas Ohlson will close all of its stores in the UK, apart from the Reading branch, following years of losses.

  • 2018-12-06T07:19:00

    Ted Baker sales slipped 0.2% in its last quarter and it has hired law firm Herbert Smith Freehills to investigate workplace harassment claims.

  • 2018-12-05T07:51:00

    Spending at UK department stores has fallen for the 13th consecutive month, according to data from Barclaycard.

  • 2018-12-05T07:22:00

    Joules’ sales jumped 17.6% to £113.1m in its first half as it raises profit expectations.

  • 2018-12-03T06:00:00

    We pick out the big consumers trends that retailers should watch out for in 2019.

  • 2018-11-30T07:49:00

    Tesco has partnered with Volkswagen to roll out more than 2,400 electric charging bays at 600 stores over the next three years.

  • 2018-11-30T07:27:00

    Missguided chief customer officer Kenyatte Nelson has left the fast-fashion business after eight months.