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Woolworths continues its value push as sales dip

Woolworths Group this week announced a 1.9% drop in sales from its retail and entertainment wholesale and publishing operations for the 19 weeks to June 14, compared to the same period last year.

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Margaret Mahy

Margaret Mahy, one of the founders of Guernsey store Aladdin's Cave, passed away on June 10 after a long battle with cancer.

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Argos Check & Reserve ups sales by 50%

Its fast-growing internet business is now contributing almost a quarter of sales at Argos, the company revealed as it announced its first-quarter results.

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HomeSense poised to become homewares chain

TK Maxx sister retail fascia HomeSense has now completed its initial six-store opening programme in the UK - but TK Maxx is not about to introduce yet another homewares chain, as reported this week in the national press.

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Hulk Hogan grill condemned as a fire risk

The Hulk Hogan Ultimate Grill, launched in direct competition to the hugely-successful George Foreman low-fat grills, has been exposed as a fire hazard.

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Kenwood confirms August delivery following Mini Chopper row

Kenwood has answered criticisms of the way it has handled deliveries of its Mini Chopper to cookshops, citing phenomenal demand and the long-term forecasting of multiples, which secured them the first stock.

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