Retailer news

Dunelm half year profits tumble

Dunelm half year profits tumble

Homewares specialist Dunelm reported disappointing H1 results, with profits falling 26%, as the retailer struggled to strike a chord with consumers in-store and started the integration process with Worldstores.

February 9, 2017
Looking for new products?

Looking for new products?

The BHETA Innovation Zone at Totally DIY & Tools 2017 is the ideal place to discover innovative product ideas and source new suppliers. BHETA invites you to stand F39 to find out more.

January 26, 2017
Original Clean 1886 joins BHETA

Original Clean 1886 joins BHETA

Original Clean 1886 which was set up in 2015 to import, distribute and retail cleaning and laundry care products manufactured by Faultless Starch and the Bon Ami Company in the USA, has joined BHETA.

January 20, 2017
Market leader Bostik comes back to BHETA

Market leader Bostik comes back to BHETA

Leading DIY adhesives and sealants producer Bostik has rejoined BHETA after a year’s absence. Both the Bostik and Evo-Stik brands enjoy an established reputation for high specification, innovation and customer service.

January 20, 2017
BHETA supports Totally Innovation Zone 2017

BHETA supports Totally Innovation Zone 2017

Following extremely positive experiences over the last two years, BHETA is to repeat its support for the pioneering Innovation Zone at the Totally DIY Exhibition in February 2017.

January 20, 2017
In light of a poor trading year, Robert Dyas shows promising Christmas sales results

In light of a poor trading year, Robert Dyas shows promising Christmas sales results

Robert Dyas showed a recovery in Christmas sales relative to its weak performance during last year’s December trading period.

January 20, 2017
Improving premium offer drives Aldi’s strong Christmas

Improving premium offer drives Aldi’s strong Christmas

Aldi has set the bar high in the opening salvo of grocery results this week, with sales driven by its recently expanded Specially Selected premium range and Super 6 promotion on festive fruit and vegetables in the two weeks before Christmas.

January 20, 2017
Morrisons continues its comeback with strongest Christmas sales for seven years

Morrisons continues its comeback with strongest Christmas sales for seven years

Setting the bar high for the big four grocers, Morrisons’ Christmas trading figures highlight the success of its continued drive to improve quality and affordability, resulting in record trading figures.

January 20, 2017
John Lewis fashion outshines rivals this Christmas

John Lewis fashion outshines rivals this Christmas

Fashion at John Lewis has had a tremendous Christmas, with sales up 7.2% - far exceeding its competitors, even those that have reported robust performances such as Debenhams, M&S and House of Fraser. Own brand collections continued to strengthen throughout 2016, with the inclusion of Modern Rarity filling a gap in its private label brand portfolio by appealing to a stylish, design-led shopper and taking Cos on as a direct rival.

January 12, 2017
John Lewis fashion outshines rivals this Christmas

John Lewis fashion outshines rivals this Christmas

Fashion at John Lewis has had a tremendous Christmas, with sales up 7.2% - far exceeding its competitors, even those that have reported robust performances such as Debenhams, M&S and House of Fraser. Own brand collections continued to strengthen throughout 2016, with the inclusion of Modern Rarity filling a gap in its private label brand portfolio by appealing to a stylish, design-led shopper and taking Cos on as a direct rival.

January 12, 2017
BHETA members unveil new products for 2017

BHETA members unveil new products for 2017

BHETA works closely with members and regularly presents a round-up of new products developed specifically for the DIY market.

January 6, 2017
B&M triumphs in the Christmas trading period

B&M triumphs in the Christmas trading period

An outstanding performance for B&M over the Christmas trading period that showed that the retailer’s rapid expansion plans have been no distraction to its existing UK operations.

January 6, 2017
Something for everyone: 14 sectors at Spring Fair 2017 to cover the entire UK gift and home market

Something for everyone: 14 sectors at Spring Fair 2017 to cover the entire UK gift and home market

Thousands of exhibitors, the latest trends, unique insights, new show sectors – Spring Fair 2017 returns with exciting programme.

January 5, 2017
BHETA’s latest Meet the Buyer day with Dunelm was a resounding success

BHETA’s latest Meet the Buyer day with Dunelm was a resounding success

BHETA’s latest Meet the Buyer day with Dunelm was a resounding success BHETA’s latest Meet The Buyer day with new retail partner, the home décor retailer, Dunelm was a resounding success. Over forty suppliers attended more than 65 appointments with eight members of the Dunelm buying team. The event took place

December 5, 2016
Kingfisher Q3 Results - Verdict Viewpoint

Kingfisher Q3 Results - Verdict Viewpoint

Kingfisher Q3 Results - Verdict Viewpoint A third quarter of solid l-f-l growth with continued momentum from Screwfix driving Kingfisher in the UK. Kingfisher UK and Ireland achieved solid growth in Q3 driven by impressive l-f-l sales from Screwfix, which opened eleven outlets and extended ranges in plumbing, heating and security

November 22, 2016
Bunnings unveils its plans to BHETA members

Bunnings unveils its plans to BHETA members

Bunnings UK and Ireland managing director PJ Davis chose November 3 BHETA Networking Forum at the Ricoh Arena as its platform to outline plans for the rollout of the Bunnings brand in the UK and Ireland. In a presentation packed with announcements on timings, strategy and projected spend, Mr Davis revealed that the first Bunnings Warehouse pilot store would be opening in mid-February in St Albans.

November 7, 2016
Stanley Black & Decker to Buy Newell’s Tools Unit

Stanley Black & Decker to Buy Newell’s Tools Unit

Power tool maker Stanley Black & Decker Inc (SWK.N) said it would buy Newell Brands Inc's (NWL.N) tool business for $1.95 billion, adding brands such as Irwin and Lenox to its lineup.

October 20, 2016
Henkel Adhesives Technologies has rejoined BHETA

Henkel Adhesives Technologies has rejoined BHETA

Henkel Adhesives Technologies has rejoined BHETA after an absence of over six years. Based in Hemel Hempstead, Henkel employs approximately 1000 people across its six sites in the UK and Ireland, which include manufacturing, R&D and office facilities. It supplies a number of high profile consumer brands including Loctite, UniBond, No More Nails and Solvite.

October 20, 2016
BHETA Forum with John Lewis - Tuesday 15th November

BHETA Forum with John Lewis - Tuesday 15th November

BHETA will be holding a Forum for all its members, on Tuesday November 15th commencing at 9.30am. We will be holding the event at Federation House, 10 Vyse St, Birmingham.

October 20, 2016
Bunnings to present at BHETA Forum

Bunnings to present at BHETA Forum

Bunnings UK and Ireland managing director PJ Davis has chosen the next in the series of BHETA Networking Forums to make the first public presentation of the UK Bunnings business since its acquisition of Homebase earlier this year. The Forum will take place on November 3 and will be open to both member and non-member companies.

September 1, 2016
Ambiente fair in Frankfurt, 10-14 February 2017

Ambiente fair in Frankfurt, 10-14 February 2017

Don’t miss the opportunity to exhibit at the hugely popular Ambiente fair in Frankfurt, Germany, 10-14 February 2017. BHETA has secured a number of Exhibitor Grants from the Department for International Trade which helps our members with £1500 towards the cost of exhibiting at the Ambiente Show in 2017.

August 31, 2016
Retailer news

BHETA appoints Weiss as new Executive Chairman

BHETA has appointed respected industry figure, Andrew Weiss as its new Executive Chairman following the retirement of David Smyth.

July 28, 2016
What does ‘Brexit’ mean for businesses trading with the EU?

What does ‘Brexit’ mean for businesses trading with the EU?

Following the EU referendum result, some businesses who are trading with the EU have expressed some concern as to the future of their business relationships with their EU customers and what they need to be thinking about now.

July 1, 2016
Verdict Insights - Home-related retailers most at risk from Brexit fallout

Verdict Insights - Home-related retailers most at risk from Brexit fallout

The unexpected vote for Brexit will have far reaching consequences for retail, but the most vulnerable players will be those that operate in the home sectors, as the potential negative effects on the housing market weigh heavily on their future investment plans.

June 30, 2016
Autumn Fair returns to NEC from 4-7 September 2016

Autumn Fair returns to NEC from 4-7 September 2016

Autumn Fair is set to return this season with a stellar line-up of new brands and new engaging content through a full line-up of inspirational speakers and seminars, cementing the event as the season’s No.1 Gift & Home Trade Show. The event will return to Birmingham’s NEC from 4-7 September 2016.

June 30, 2016
Verdict Insights - Retailers must prepare for a period of high volatility

Verdict Insights - Retailers must prepare for a period of high volatility

The historic vote to exit the EU has put much of the UK in a state of shock, and retailers must now be prepared to deal with a high level of volatility, in both supply chain costs and consumer confidence.

June 28, 2016
Wesfarmers appoint ex. Masters MD to support Homebase

Wesfarmers appoint ex. Masters MD to support Homebase

It was announced earlier this morning at the Wesfarmers 2016 Strategy briefing, that they have hired Matt Tyson, the former Masters MD and CEO of Castorama Russia, to help with the turnaround of the Homebase business.

June 22, 2016
Tesco has sold its garden centre chain Dobbies for £217m

Tesco has sold its garden centre chain Dobbies for £217m

Tesco has sold its garden centre chain Dobbies for £217m as the retailer continues with its strategy of focusing on its supermarket business. Dobbies has been sold to a group of investors led by Midlothian Capital Partners and Hattington Capital.

June 22, 2016
Autumn Fair joins forces with bira and BHETA at the 2016 show

Autumn Fair joins forces with bira and BHETA at the 2016 show

Reinforcing its position as an essential industry networking hub, Autumn Fair is building on its partnership with trade associations The British Independent Retailers Association (bira) and BHETA ahead of the 2016 exhibition.

May 17, 2016
Bunnings heads up next BHETA Forum

Bunnings heads up next BHETA Forum

CEO John Gillam and CFO for nine years Michael Wedgwood are to deliver a frank and open fifty minute recorded interview with BHETA members at BHETA’s next forum event on Thursday May 19th. The session is planned to give a fantastic insight into the psyche and mindset of the business that is disturbing the status quo and equilibrium in the UK with its takeover of Homebase.

May 4, 2016
Ecoegg wins the prestigious Queen's Award for Enterprise 2016

Ecoegg wins the prestigious Queen's Award for Enterprise 2016

Ecoegg has been recognised with the UK’s highest business accolade, a Queen’s Award for Enterprise, for outstanding business success in Innovation. The prestigious award by HM The Queen acknowledges the company’s innovative product development and commercial success.

April 28, 2016
4th Global DIY Summit - Keynote speakers 2016

4th Global DIY Summit - Keynote speakers 2016

The 4th Global DIY Summit, to be held in Stockholm 8-9 June 2016, promises not only to be the best networking event of the year but also will host an unmissable line-up of speakers. Do not miss your chance to learn from the top decision makers of leading companies around the globe.

April 27, 2016
BHETA sponsors new consumer trends content at Exclusively shows

BHETA sponsors new consumer trends content at Exclusively shows

BHETA is to sponsor an exciting programme of content at this year’s Exclusively Housewares and Exclusively Electrical Shows, all dedicated to unveiling the latest consumer trends information to retailers, suppliers and the media. The particular focus will be on Christmas 2016 and the spring / summer season for 2017.

April 20, 2016
New golden age in Retail predicted at BHETA forum

New golden age in Retail predicted at BHETA forum

Steve Lightfoot, Trading Director for Home at Debenhams was the headline guest speaker at the BHETA Forum on 14 April, an event that looked to the future in more ways than one. Steve, speaking on the day that Debenhams announced its interim results with earnings up 5.5%, delighted a packed room at Federation House with an upbeat insight into Debenhams’ strategic plans.

April 19, 2016
Retailer news

BHETA welcomes six new members

Another six companies have joined the British Home Enhancement Trade Association (BHETA). They are A Perry Hinges, Glue Dots International, Welsh Slate, CIE Europe, IC Innovation and Ryland, Peters & Small.

March 14, 2016
Spring Fair 2016 Show Review

Spring Fair 2016 Show Review

The UK’s most important retail buyers turned out in force for a buzzing edition of Spring Fair, which took place from February 7 – 11 2016 and this year coincided with the 40th anniversary of The NEC, Birmingham.

February 29, 2016
Latest BHETA Credit Forum set up to keep suppliers informed

Latest BHETA Credit Forum set up to keep suppliers informed

BHETA is holding its next Credit Forum on March 9th including an update on all current credit and risk management issues in the retail sector. This regular and very popular event seeks to update any BHETA members who wish to attend on all the latest credit and risk management issues in retail trading.

February 9, 2016
Homebase bought by Australia's Wesfarmers

Homebase bought by Australia's Wesfarmers

UK DIY chain Homebase has been sold by its owner Home Retail Group to Australian retail giant Wesfarmers for £340m (A$705m; $485.2m). Wesfarmers already owns Bunnings - one of Australia's largest suppliers of outdoor living and DIY products. The 265 UK Homebase sites will be rebranded under the Bunnings banner over the next three to five years.

January 18, 2016
John Lewis Christmas Trading Results - 6 Jan 2016

John Lewis Christmas Trading Results - 6 Jan 2016

Department store stalwart John Lewis has posted a robust set of Christmas trading figures, translating through to a bumper l-f-l performance. Within this, all three product sectors made a positive contribution to growth, with home sales up 5.1%, fashion up 6.1% and EHT (technology) the stand-out performer with sales rising 9.6%.

January 7, 2016
Exclusively Housewares, which will mark its 15th year in June 2016, is sold out

Exclusively Housewares, which will mark its 15th year in June 2016, is sold out

The housewares trade show, which covers everything from cookware and tableware through to tools, gadgets, laundry and storage, runs every year at the Business Design Centre in London, and is a well-established event in the housewares industry calendar.

January 7, 2016
Spring Fair 2016 - Show organiser i2i Events Group unveils raft of new developments

Spring Fair 2016 - Show organiser i2i Events Group unveils raft of new developments

Show organiser i2i Events Group unveils raft of new developments for the UK’s leading retail trade exhibition as 3000 exhibitors get set to launch 300,000 new products.

December 15, 2015
BHETA holds first 'Meet the Buyer' event with B&Q in January 2016

BHETA holds first 'Meet the Buyer' event with B&Q in January 2016

BHETA is to host another in its successful series of Meet The Buyer days – this time a first with B&Q. B&Q is the UK's leading DIY and garden centre retailer and is nearly twice the size of its nearest competitor. Its stores offer around 40,000 inspirational home improvement and garden products for the homemaker, serious DIY'er, and trade professionals.

December 15, 2015
Interesting new garden & tool products launched by BHETA members

Interesting new garden & tool products launched by BHETA members

BHETA works closely with members and regularly presents a round-up of new products developed specifically for the Garden & DIY market. New product launches include the Contemporary Garden Collection from Grange and a range of new garden and tool products from other members.

December 14, 2015
Looking for new DIY products?

Looking for new DIY products?

Recent BHETA member new product launches include the Yale Keyfree Connected smart lock that gives you freedom to secure your home without the need for a key, and a range of other exciting new DIY products from other members. Read more.

December 14, 2015
Raft of new initiatives implemented for Spring Fair 2016

Raft of new initiatives implemented for Spring Fair 2016

Two new senior appointments to focus on improving customer experience for forthcoming event. The organiser of Spring Fair, i2i Events Group, has made two new senior appointments as part of a raft of initiatives being implemented for the 2016 edition of the show.

November 9, 2015
BHETA members unveil new products for Spring 2016

BHETA members unveil new products for Spring 2016

BHETA members unveil new products for Spring 2016 BHETA works closely with members and regularly presents a round-up of new products developed specifically for the DIY market. Recent launches include a brand new line of natural fire products from Lokkii, new garden tools from Gardman and product launches from Werner, Abus,

November 2, 2015
Sixty suppliers attend BHETA's 5th Innovation Day with Screwfix

Sixty suppliers attend BHETA's 5th Innovation Day with Screwfix

The fifth ‘Meet the Buyer’ event run by BHETA with leading multi-channel trade supplier Screwfix saw 60 new and existing suppliers attending the ‘Innovation Day’ on 22nd October 2015 at Yeovil Town Football Club.

November 1, 2015
Kitchen Craft significantly change its management

Kitchen Craft significantly change its management

Kitchen Craft significantly change its management Kitchen Craft announced today a significant change in its management structure. Following twenty-two years of service Andrew Plant, Managing Director, will be handing over the reins to Garry Biggs, formerly Managing Director of Denby Pottery. During Andrew's time at Kitchen Craft, he has been instrumental

October 27, 2015
Top retailers grab Christmas bestsellers at Autumn Fair 2015

Top retailers grab Christmas bestsellers at Autumn Fair 2015

Thousands of retailers attended Autumn Fair 2015, where they refreshed their stock from 1,400 UK and international suppliers presenting new ranges at the show.

September 15, 2015
BHETA runs 5th 'Meet the Buyer' event with Screwfix

BHETA runs 5th 'Meet the Buyer' event with Screwfix

Following the success of four earlier ‘Meet the Buyer’ initiatives with Screwfix, The British Home Enhancement Trade Association (BHETA) is running yet another Screwfix ‘Innovation Day’ on October 22.

September 4, 2015
BHETA holds successful Wickes 'Meet the Buyer' day

BHETA holds successful Wickes 'Meet the Buyer' day

BHETA held another successful 'Meet The Buyer' day – this time with a brand new retail partner in the form of Wickes. The event was exclusive to BHETA members and took place on September 2nd at Watford Town Football Club on Vicarage Road, Watford.

September 4, 2015
Exclusive new products for summer 2015

Exclusive new products for summer 2015

BHETA works closely with its members and regularly presents new products to retailers. Recent product launches include the Ninja Sealant Smoother from Select Products, Air Tools from Draper Tools and other innovative ideas from Bemis, Rothley, Warm-up, ERA Home Security and Spear & Jackson.

August 10, 2015
Table & Kitchen returns to Hall 3 for Autumn Fair 2015

Table & Kitchen returns to Hall 3 for Autumn Fair 2015

This is a strategic position for Table & Kitchen, which is located between Contemporary Gift & Home in Hall 3 and Home in Hall 2, optimising the crossover buying potential of this crucial show sector.

July 20, 2015
BHETA wins Commercial Initiative Accolade in Trade Association Forum Awards

BHETA wins Commercial Initiative Accolade in Trade Association Forum Awards

BHETA has won the Commercial Initiative of the Year accolade in the TAF Best Practice Awards in recognition of its pioneering Innovation Zone at the Totally DIY Exhibition, supporting new product development. BHETA was also praised by the judges for its Exclusively Housewares / Exclusively Electrical Exhibition success and its “Meet the Buyer” retail engagement programme.

July 14, 2015
New Totally Show format gathers momentum

New Totally Show format gathers momentum

Totally DIY : Totally Tools organiser Brintex is delighted to report strong support for the new format and timing of the event taking place next year at the Ricoh Arena, Coventry.

July 2, 2015
A great year for Exclusively Housewares!

A great year for Exclusively Housewares!

'Reaction to this year’s Exclusively Housewares and its new sister show Exclusively Electrical has been overwhelmingly positive’, show organisers have confirmed.

June 29, 2015
Debenhams Trading Update June 2015

Debenhams Trading Update June 2015

Trading update for the 15 weeks and 41 weeks ended 13 June 2015 Q3 Sales +0.4% YTD Sales +1.7% Q3 LFL 0.0% YTD LFL +0.9%

June 25, 2015
Sainsbury's Q1 Results

Sainsbury's Q1 Results

Sainsbury's Q1 Results Total Retail Sales -0.6% (ex.fuel) Compared to the same period last year Retail like-for-like -2.1% (ex.fuel) LFL sales flat compared to same period last year (Results for the 12 weeks to 6 June 2015) Our comments This update marks a sixth consecutive quarter of LFL decline for Sainsbury’s. It is not alone among the

June 11, 2015
Autumn Fair unveils ground-breaking new website

Autumn Fair unveils ground-breaking new website

Autumn Fair unveils ground-breaking new website The organiser of Autumn Fair, i2i Events Group, has unveiled a new website and refreshed branding for the September 2015 exhibition. The new site, which was developed by ASP, includes a ground-breaking ‘wish list’ functionality that mirrors some of the world’s most successful ecommerce sites and

June 8, 2015
AO World - Full Year Results

AO World - Full Year Results

AO World - Full Year Results Total Revenue +23.8% (£476.7m) Total UK Revenue +22.3% UK Website Sales +32.9% UK Adjusted EBITDA +47.3% (All results for the 52 weeks ended 31 March 2015.) Our analysis A challenging end its financial year which saw AO contending with the loss of a logistics contract, the cost of complying with

June 2, 2015
Topps Tiles Interim Results

Topps Tiles Interim Results

This is a pleasing set of results from Topps Tiles, which has managed to maintain positive momentum against some strong comparatives. As part of this, the tile specialist has seen LFLs up 5.3%, and pre-tax profit up 13.8% to £9.1m.

May 27, 2015
Retailer news

BRC Numbers April 2015

At first sight the BRC figures suggest a grim view of retail in April, but the timing of Easter has dragged the numbers down; a trend we have seen reflected in John Lewis’ and Waitrose’s weekly figures.

May 26, 2015
Exclusively Housewares 9th/10th June 2015

Exclusively Housewares 9th/10th June 2015

Exclusively Housewares 9th/10th June 2015 Visitors to this year's Exclusively Housewares and Exclusively Electrical shows are being encouraged to come along and do their 'Christmas Shopping' when they attend. “June is a good time to place orders for delivery in October ready for the busy Christmas sales period,” says BHETA’s Will

May 13, 2015
Poundland Q4 Trading Statement

Poundland Q4 Trading Statement

Poundland Q4 Trading Statement Financial Results Total +11.4% (£1.1bn) Excluding Spain/actual currency (All results for 12 months to 29 March 2015) Our analysis Poundland has this morning posted a robust set of results for its Q4 and FY trading periods. Over the year as a whole, total sales grew 11.4% (actual currency) to £1.1bn, with

April 14, 2015
Topps Tiles First Half Pre-Close Trading Update

Topps Tiles First Half Pre-Close Trading Update

Topps Tiles First Half Pre-Close Trading Update Financial Results Total +6.4% (£104m) LFL +5.2% (All results for the 26 weeks ended 28 March 2015) Our analysis This is an encouraging set of results from Topps Tiles, which has managed to maintain positive momentum against some particularly strong comparatives. Investment in store refreshes and range

March 25, 2015
Screwfix LIVE 2015 reappoints Totally Shows Organiser Brintex

Screwfix LIVE 2015 reappoints Totally Shows Organiser Brintex

Screwfix LIVE 2015 reappoints Totally Shows Organiser Brintex Screwfix has announced that its third Screwfix LIVE Trade and DIY Show will once again be run in partnership with the Totally Shows organiser, Brintex. Screwfix LIVE 2015 will return to its launch venue, FIVE (Farnborough International Venue & Events) located at Farnborough Airport

March 18, 2015
Ocado Q1 Update

Ocado Q1 Update

Ocado Q1 Update Having finally hit positive full year profit for the first time in its 2014 financial year, Ocado has continued its impressive sales run. It has been boosted by growth from both its partnership agreement with Morrisons and by increasing consumer tendencies to buy food online, in an otherwise

March 11, 2015
Totally Shows - Matching Buyers and Sellers for 21 successful years!

Totally Shows - Matching Buyers and Sellers for 21 successful years!

Totally Shows - Matching Buyers and Sellers for 21 successful years As the Totally Shows closed on Tuesday (February 17th), visitor data revealed strong support from across the industry, with buying teams in from the biggest DIY retailers, great representation from the UK's high street hardware retailers, and decorative, timber and

February 19, 2015
Spring Fair 2015 celebrates the inaugural Buyers Power List Awards

Spring Fair 2015 celebrates the inaugural Buyers Power List Awards

Spring Fair 2015 celebrates the inaugural Buyers Power List Awards Show organiser i2i Events Group celebrates the inaugural Buyers Power List Awards, sponsored by Light & Living, at Spring Fair 2015 exhibition Leading Dutch lifestyle brand Light & Living were headline sponsors for the Awards, which were attended by a crowd of

February 15, 2015
Poundland agrees to buy 99p stores for £55m

Poundland agrees to buy 99p stores for £55m

Poundland agrees to buy 99p stores for £55m Poundland has agreed to acquire rival discounter 99p Stores for £55 million subject to approval by the competition authorities. The proposed transaction includes 251 stores trading as 99p Stores and Family Bargains as well as a warehouse and distribution centre. The acquisition is conditional

February 6, 2015
Homebase launches new App

Homebase launches new App

Homebase launches new app Homebase has launched a new app as it looks to create a more inspirational and digital experience for its customers. The app, which will run on multiple devices including iOS 7 and Android, allows customers to browse and refine the product range, check stock and reserve to stores

February 6, 2015
Aldi to open 70 new stores in UK

Aldi to open 70 new stores in UK

Aldi to open 70 new stores in UK Aldi has announced plans to open more than 70 new stores in the UK. The new stores will create roles for 150 store managers and 300 assistant store managers. The discounter will also recruit 4,500 full time and part time staff for the

February 5, 2015