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Listen up FUCKERS

Can we all have a moment of silence for the poor victims of retail this Christmas. Remember actually enjoying Christmas ? Remember when you referred to it as a ‘Holiday’, I don’t. 1,338 more words

The rise of the virtual marketplace: BHS is just the latest casualty of the high street

Over the last decade retail space has been totally transformed. Gone is a pre-internet dependency on tangible high street stores where we would go to try on or view a product. 294 more words

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5p Bags - The Law!

As I’ve mentioned many times, I work in retail and the bane of any shop assistants existence is the 5p bag law.

For anyone not from the UK , who by some chance doesn’t know abut this,  on the 5th October 2015 (yes nearly a year ago) a new law was issued in England stating that all large retailers had to charge 5p for one time use carrier bags. 809 more words


Rumours of Ludlow Wetherspoon quashed as clothes and bears company moves into Legion

I have lost track of how many times I have been told that the Wetherspoon pub chain is coming to Ludlow. When Woolworths closed, the gossips were certain that a Wetherspoon would open up any day. 536 more words


Sportsman's Warehouse Holdings Sporting an Expansion Philosophy

Established in 1986, Sportsman’s Warehouse Holdings, together with its subsidiaries, is an outdoor sporting goods retailer with its corporate headquarters in Midvale, Utah. The Company’s emphasis is on meeting the daily needs of the experienced outdoor veteran, the first-time participant, as well as every enthusiast in between. 563 more words


What's the Difference Between Working in Cheese and Working in Beer

So what’s the difference between working in cheese and working in beer?

I get that question about once a week from my regulars at the store, and my answer depends on how much time I think they have.  1,070 more words

Are Wal-Mart Analyst Upgrades Late to the Turnaround (or Just Getting Started)?

Wal-Mart Stores Inc. (NYSE: WMT) has enjoyed a serious gain in 2016, but that was after the wheels fell of the Wal-Mart truck in 2015. Now the Dow Jones Industrial Average component and retail giant is up 20% year to date, and the stock is up almost 17% from a year ago. 709 more words