Newspaper retail round-up

A selection of headlines from the biggest retail stories of the week… supermarkets, New Look, Burberry, Boots, Tesco Mobile.

From The Financial Times:

Burberry boosted by China expansion
Carphone boosted by strong US growth
Hut Group triples customer database

From The Guardian:

Boots joins Christmas winners
Would you hold your hands up to shoplifting?

From The Telegraph:

Jimmy Choo to launch men’s shoe collection
Fish sales soar as celebrity chef campaign hits home

From The Independent:

Handbags in the grocery aisles
Wellies boost festive sales
Tesco Mobile chief moves on

From The Times: (paywall)

Jingling tills boost grocers – and Jamie stuffs Tesco
Snow covered the real drift away from the high street
Tine to confront that Christmas hangover – snow takes the blame at New Look


Stuart Smith on Gary Digby and ITV

Stuart Smith

Say what you like about him, veteran ITV sales director and professional rough diamond Gary Digby will be sorely missed. One rival put it this way: “Media buyers will now see ITV as an easier place to do their negotiations and will expect to save millions.” Digby has been closely associated with ITV’s Lazarus-like commercial […]


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