Britons spent an extra £67 million on alcoholic drinks in July as the hot summer brought strong growth to the grocery market, supermarket figures show.
House of Fraser has apologised to customers after cancelling all orders placed online.
Asda has notched up another rise in quarterly sales, but the speed of growth was pegged back by the timing of Easter.
Seat has introduced a three-step online car-buying process across its range.
The summer heatwave brought the first rise in footfall to Scotland’s shops for more than a year.
A major discount store in Perth will close its doors next month, bosses have confirmed.
Surging demand for summer clothing in the recent heatwave helped Next grow sales, but the chain’s boss warned the return of soaring temperatures will start to hit trade.
Surging demand for summer clothing helped retail chain Next grow sales by 2.8% as Britons sweltered in the recent heatwave.
Mothercare has successfully completed a share issue, raising £32.5 million as it pushes ahead with sweeping store closures.
Hammerson has announced the sale of two retail parks for £164 million as it gears up for a raft of disposals meant to pacify shareholders during its half-year results.