UK POS NEWS
Shop visitor numbers go into reverseThe number of people taking trips to the shops went into reverse in May, but out-of-town shopping centres continue to attract more visitors at the expense of town and city centres.
Wine retailer toasts profits riseMajestic Wine has today announced a rise in profits, in spite of sales falling.
Stores' digital screens hailed as outdoor ads breakthroughOutdoor advertising company JCDecaux has signed a deal to install digital screens outside 400 of Tesco's US stores.
Gadget fever pushes up Argos salesThe clamour for people to get their hands on the latest electrical items and gadgets helped Argos register a 1.9 per cent rise in like-for-like sales in the first quarter, the retailer announced this morning.
Sainsbury's sales slow but continue to riseGood performances from its online operations at its convenience stores have helped J Sainsbury record its 34th successive quarter of sales growth.