Selfridges has unveiled its Christmas window displays as the festive season arrives in force on the high street, two months ahead of the big day.
Footasylum has swung to a half-year loss and said it will slow down its store opening plans as the retailer bemoaned a challenging trading environment.
Sir, – I read in The Courier of Perth and Kinross Council’s proposals for the “biggest yet” switch-on of our Christmas lights, (“Perth Winter Festival shows to shine bright after budget increase”, October 4).
The competition watchdog has launched an investigation into Britain’s auditors following a string of scandals and concerns over conflicts of interest.
Britain’s retailers posted their weakest sales figures for five months in September as consumer confidence took a knock in the face of heightened Brexit uncertainty.
The Christmas lights of a shopping centre are due to be switched on by Peter Andre two months before Christmas, causing people on social media to question the festive season’s early arrival.
Bonmarche has warned over profits, blaming weak consumer demand and hot summer weather for a decline in sales.
Mince pies, wrapping paper and chocolate coins have been spotted in just enough shops to let us know that Christmas is coming.
It’s more than 100 days until Christmas arrives on December 25, and supermarkets have already decided to stock the shelves with goodies.
Christmas is still well over three months away but shoppers have reported their bemusement at supermarket shelves already stocked with mince pies and tubs of chocolates.