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Kate Ormrod

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The ‘axe needs to fall’ on Debenham brands

The Debenhams brands portfolio needs revision after another underwhelming set of numbers from the UK-headquartered depar...

Dire Bonmarche sales reflect poor product offer

Bonmarche sales plummet as consumers eschew poor product offer, writes Kate Ormrod of Verdict Retail.

Primark sales soar 11 per cent

Primark sales surged 11 per cent in the last fiscal year to £5.9 billion.

Fashion chain Next looks forward despite turbulence

Latest figures from UK fashion chain Next highlight the challenges facing high street retailers.

Primark sales flourish on new store openings

Primark sales benefitted from the weakness of the pound and an extra 800,000 sqft in selling space.

Smaller brands a drag on Inditex UK sales

Inditex UK sales growth slowed in the 2015-16 year, dragged down by underperforming smaller brands.

Primark: The gloss is wearing off

Primark expects group sales to grow by 4 per cent reflecting slowing growth on last year.