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European Retail Briefing - August 2014

The European retail briefing provides commentary, data and news analysis from across Europe ensuring that you keep in contact with the latest retail news.

An analyst comment looking at how reward schemes can drive retail App uptake.

In this report we include:

  • An overview of the the latest European retail sales data across the five Major European economies.
  • A profile of Prada Group. This is taken from our recently published Luxury Goods Retailing - Global report.
  • Monthly headlines and retail news analysis across Europe.

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Table of contents

  1. Analyst Comment

    • Rewards schemes can drive retail app uptake
      • What we’ve seen
        • Starbucks leads in app uptake
          • How has it done this?
            • Boots places loyalty at the heart of its app
              • Shoppers need reasons to download retail apps
                • What it means
                • European Retail Sales

                  • Key points
                    • Retail sales
                      • Figure 1: Major European economies: Year on year retail sales value growth, 2013-14
                      • Figure 2: Major European economies: Year on year retail sales volume growth, 2013-14
                    • Inflation
                      • Figure 3: Major European economies: All items CPI, 2013-14
                      • Figure 4: Major European economies: Food price inflation, 2013-14
                  • Headlines for the Month

                    • Grocers
                      • Clothing
                        • Footwear
                          • Department stores
                            • DIY
                              • Electrical retailing
                                • Home shopping
                                • News Analysis – Food and Drink

                                  • Co-ops
                                    • UK: Co-op
                                      • …announces governance reform proposals
                                        • …sells its farms
                                          • …sells its pharmacy chain
                                            • …to open pop-up kiosks
                                              • …trials tablet trolleys
                                                • Convenience stores
                                                  • UK: Booker to open new Family Shopper stores
                                                    • UK: McColl’s
                                                      • …launches loyalty scheme
                                                        • …sales grow 3.6%
                                                          • Grocers
                                                            • Belgium: Delhaize
                                                              • …sales grow 3.7% in Q2
                                                                • …to launch Shop & Go in stations
                                                                  • Czech Republic: Ahold confirms Spar Czech Republic acquisition
                                                                    • France: Carrefour
                                                                      • …EBITDA grows 1.8%
                                                                        • …sales grow 5.2% in Q2
                                                                          • …to scrap Carrefour Discount brand logo
                                                                            • France: Groupe Casino sales rise 6.3% in Q2
                                                                              • Germany: Aldi founder Karl Albrecht dies aged 94
                                                                                • Portugal: Auchan to stock Waitrose products
                                                                                  • Spain: Dia sales rise 8% in Q2
                                                                                    • Spain: Eroski announces agreement to restructure debt
                                                                                      • Russian Federation: Lenta posts like-for-like sales growth
                                                                                        • UK: Aldi
                                                                                          • …launches first smartphone
                                                                                            • …Aldi to launch equestrian clothing
                                                                                              • UK: Lidl to offer premium French wine selection
                                                                                                • UK: Morrisons
                                                                                                  • …partners with Quidco
                                                                                                    • …Q1 like-for-likes
                                                                                                      • …sells Kiddicare to Endless
                                                                                                        • UK: Ocado to open new warehouse
                                                                                                          • UK: Sainsbury's
                                                                                                            • …now sole owner of Anobii
                                                                                                              • …names first two Netto sites
                                                                                                                • …to close non-food website
                                                                                                                  • …to power store on food waste
                                                                                                                    • UK: Tesco
                                                                                                                      • …hire Marks & Spencer finance head
                                                                                                                        • …Phillip Clarke to stand down
                                                                                                                          • …to build 4,000 homes
                                                                                                                            • Off-licences
                                                                                                                              • UK: Conviviality full-year pre-tax profits up
                                                                                                                                • Market share UK
                                                                                                                                  • UK: Tesco and Morrisons sales down 3.8%
                                                                                                                                  • News Analysis – Non-food

                                                                                                                                    • Clothing retailing
                                                                                                                                      • Europe: Gap to open in Austria and Slovenia
                                                                                                                                        • Europe: Primark sales soar 22% in Q3
                                                                                                                                          • Germany: Hugo Boss sales rise 4% in first half
                                                                                                                                            • Spain: French investor increases its stake in Desigual
                                                                                                                                              • Spain: Mango four-year turnover forecast adjusted down
                                                                                                                                                • UK: Bonmarché like-for-like sales up
                                                                                                                                                  • UK: Boux Avenue to open first airport store
                                                                                                                                                    • UK: Champion to return to the UK
                                                                                                                                                      • UK: East sales dip 2%
                                                                                                                                                        • UK: Internacionale brand name for sale
                                                                                                                                                          • UK: La Senza
                                                                                                                                                            • …administrator closes six outlets
                                                                                                                                                              • …more store closures
                                                                                                                                                                • UK: Matalan to launch Oxford Street Flagship
                                                                                                                                                                  • UK: Next sales grow 10.7% in first half
                                                                                                                                                                    • UK: Oliver Bonas launches click-and-collect
                                                                                                                                                                      • UK: Pepe Jeans considers sale
                                                                                                                                                                        • UK: Select buys 18 Internaçionale stores
                                                                                                                                                                          • UK: SuperGroup sales grow 19.6%
                                                                                                                                                                            • UK: White Stuff sales jump 16.2%
                                                                                                                                                                              • Footwear retailing
                                                                                                                                                                                • Netherlands: Macintosh sales rise 6.8%
                                                                                                                                                                                  • UK: Office considering £300 million stock market flotation
                                                                                                                                                                                    • Luxury retailers
                                                                                                                                                                                      • France: Hermès sales grow 8% in first half
                                                                                                                                                                                        • UK: Jimmy Choo opens doors of virtual showroom
                                                                                                                                                                                          • Multi-sector retailing
                                                                                                                                                                                            • Netherlands: Hema posts Q1 loss
                                                                                                                                                                                              • UK: Argos
                                                                                                                                                                                                • …expands use of augmented reality in catalogues
                                                                                                                                                                                                  • …to cut or freeze 10,000 prices
                                                                                                                                                                                                    • UK: B&M sales grow 31.9% in Q1
                                                                                                                                                                                                      • UK: Hema to launch UK website in September
                                                                                                                                                                                                        • UK: Marks & Spencer recruit Tesco internet chief
                                                                                                                                                                                                          • UK: Poundstretcher cuts prices across the board
                                                                                                                                                                                                            • Department stores
                                                                                                                                                                                                              • Germany: Karstadt
                                                                                                                                                                                                                • …owner looks to sell
                                                                                                                                                                                                                  • …announces restructuring process
                                                                                                                                                                                                                    • UK: Debenhams poaches Mothercare Chief Financial Officer
                                                                                                                                                                                                                      • UK: Fortnum & Mason standalone airport store
                                                                                                                                                                                                                        • UK: Harrods to redevelop menswear department
                                                                                                                                                                                                                          • UK: John Lewis
                                                                                                                                                                                                                            • …to launch ‘Tea on The Green’ in Glasgow city centre
                                                                                                                                                                                                                              • …partnership sales rises 6.3% in first half
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                • UK: Selfridges
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  • …launches Cartier online
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    • …opens Christmas shop
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      • DIY retailing
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        • Europe: Kingfisher like-for-like sales fall 1.8% in Q2
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          • Germany: Hornbach founder dies
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            • Ireland: Woodie’s like-for-like revenue growth up
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              • Russian Federation: Tengelmann to expand Russian operations
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                • UK: Homebase attracts takeover bids
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  • UK: Home Retail Group considering selling Homebase
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    • UK: Travis Perkins sales rise 11.5% in first half
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      • Electrical retailing
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        • Europe: Apple granted landmark store trademark
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          • France: Darty directorate change
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            • Germany: Metro Group
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              • …sales fall 2.7% in Q3
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                • …takes advice on Saturn
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  • Netherlands: The Phone House to close 50 stores
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    • UK: Comet administrators facing probe
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      • UK: Dixons Carphone
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        • … announce shareholders support for merger
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          • …opens first store
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            • Music and video goods retailing
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              • UK: HMV like-for-like sales grow 9.2%
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                • Carpet retailing
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  • UK: Carpetright sales grow 5.2% in Q1
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    • UK: Floors-2-Go collapses into administration again
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      • Furniture retailing
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        • France: Vente-Unique.com to launch IPO
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          • Homewares retailing
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            • UK: Cath Kidston attracts Chinese investor
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              • Home shopping
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                • France: Amazon responds to ‘anti-Amazon’ law
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  • France: Chronodrive trials Hiku
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    • Germany: Zalando
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      • …adds clothing recognition to app
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        • …first-half revenues break €1bn barrier
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          • …strikes deal with Topshop
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            • Germany: Zooplus sales jump 28.2% in Q2
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              • UK: Amazon
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                • …launches two-day European delivery
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  • …launches wearable technology store
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    • UK: Ao.com like-for-like sales jump 30% in Q1
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      • UK: eBay
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        • …partners with Sotheby’s
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          • …The British Fashion Council to launch eBay shop
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            • UK: Findel sales down
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              • UK: N Brown
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                • …hires CIO
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  • …Simply Be announces Kelly Brook collection
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    • UK: Net-a-Porter Chief Executive steps down
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      • Health and beauty retailing
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        • UK: Walgreens expected to take full control of Alliance Boots
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          • Book and stationery retailing
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            • UK: Smiggle to double UK store portfolio
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              • Sports and leisure goods retailing
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                • Europe: Direct Golf eyes UK and European expansion
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  • UK: Alan Fort to take control of American Golf on an interim basis
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    • UK: Sports Direct
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      • …profits grow 19.8%
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        • …to open stores in Australasia
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          • Garden centres
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            • UK: The Garden Centre Group to return to Wyevale
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              • Opticians
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                • UK: Lenstore posts record billing in May
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  • Miscellaneous specialist retailing
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    • UK: Brighthouse revenue grows by 12.2%
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      • UK: Card Factory sales rise 8.9% in first half of the year
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        • UK: Halfords sales accelerate 7.9% in Q1
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          • UK: Kiddicare stores to close
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            • UK: Mothercare
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              • …appoints new chief executive
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                • …Destination Maternity withdraws bid
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  • UK: Pets at Home sales jump 10.4%
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    • UK: The Fragrance Shop sales jump 11.2%
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      • UK: Thorntons' sales grow 0.6% Q4
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        • Miscellaneous
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          • Europe: The EC announces support for FoodLoop
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            • Netherlands: PostNL partners with Coolblue to offer Sunday deliveries
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              • UK: Royal Mail expands its click & collect service
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                • Economy
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  • UK: Retail sales growth lowest in three years
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    • UK: Retail sales rise 4.2% in June
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      • UK: Shop prices fall in July
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        • UK: Tesco and Morrisons sales down 3.8%
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        • Luxury Goods Retailing – Prada Group Profile

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            • What we think
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              • Concerns over faltering brand appeal are premature
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                • Building on menswear sales momentum
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  • Developing Miu Miu into a luxury lifestyle brand
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    • Investing in stores and craftsmanship
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      • Company background
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        • Company performance
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          • Figure 5: Prada: Group financial performance, 2009/10-2013/14
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          • Figure 6: Prada: Group net revenue breakdown, by channel, 2010/11-2013/14
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          • Figure 7: Prada: Group net revenue breakdown, by region, 2010/11-2013/14
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          • Figure 8: Prada: Group net revenue breakdown, by product line
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        • E-commerce

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Companies Covered

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        • Ahold Group
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        • Alchemy Partners
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        • Aldi
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        • Amazon.co.uk
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        • Amazon.com Inc
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        • AO World Plc
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        • Apple Retail
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        • Apple, Inc
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        • Argos
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        • Asda Group Ltd
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        • Associated British Foods Plc
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        • B&M Retail Ltd
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        • B&Q (UK & Ireland)
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        • Bargain Booze Ltd
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        • BCC
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        • Bonmarché
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        • Booker Cash & Carry Limited
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        • Boots UK health & beauty retail
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        • Boux Avenue
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        • Brico Depôt (France)
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        • British Retail Consortium
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        • Carpetright Plc
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        • Carrefour
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        • Casino
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        • Castorama (Russia)
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        • Cath Kidston Group
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        • Champion
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        • Co-operative Group
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        • Comet Group Ltd
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        • Darty France
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        • Darty Group
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        • de Bijenkorf
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        • Debenhams UK
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        • Delhaize America
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        • Delhaize Belgium
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        • Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        • Deutsche Bank AG
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        • Dixons Retail Plc
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        • East Ltd
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        • Eroski Food Retailing
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        • Eurazeo Investor Relations
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        • Express Gifts
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        • Findel plc
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        • Floors 2 go
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        • Fortnum & Mason Plc
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        • Gap Inc
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        • General Motors Corporation
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        • Grand Vision Groupe
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        • Hackett Group
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        • Halfords Ltd
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        • HarperCollins Publishers Inc.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        • Harvey Nichols UK
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        • Hema
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        • Hema Netherlands
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        • HMV Retail Ltd
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        • Home Retail Group
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        • Homebase Ltd
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        • Hornbach Holding
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        • Hugo Boss
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        • Institute of Chartered Accountants in England & Wales
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        • J. Choo Limited
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        • J. Sainsbury
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        • JJB Sports Plc
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        • John Lewis Partnership
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        • JP Morgan Fleming
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        • Kantar Media
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        • Karstadt Premium Department Stores
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        • Kaufhof
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        • Kiddicare
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        • Kingfisher Group
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        • La Senza Ltd
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        • Lenta
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        • Limited Brands Inc
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        • Mango Europe
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        • Marks & Spencer
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        • Marks & Spencer (UK)
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        • Matalan Ltd
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        • McColl's (convenience stores)
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        • McColl's Retail Group
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        • Media Markt/Saturn
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        • Metro Group (retail)
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        • Morgan Stanley
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        • Mothercare Plc
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        • Mr. Bricolage Group
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        • N Brown Group Plc
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        • Net-A-Porter Ltd
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        • Netto Foodstores Ltd
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        • Next Directory
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        • Next Group
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        • Ocado
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        • Office for National Statistics
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        • Office Holdings Ltd
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        • Office of Fair Trading
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        • Pets at Home Group Ltd
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        • Post Office Limited
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        • Poundstretcher Ltd
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        • PricewaterhouseCoopers
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        • Primark Stores Ltd
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        • Primark/Penneys
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        • Princes Ltd
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        • Quidco
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        • Schwarz Group
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        • Screwfix UK
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        • Select (Retail) Plc
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        • Selfridges Group
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        • Shop Direct Group
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        • Spar Europe
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        • Sports Direct Plc
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        • SuperGroup Plc (Retail)
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        • Tengelmann
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        • Tesco Plc
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        • The Carphone Warehouse Ltd
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        • The Fragrance Shop
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        • The Jessops Group Ltd
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        • The Kenco Coffee Company
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        • The Penguin Group
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        • The Range
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        • Thomas Cook Group PLC
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        • Toolstation
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        • Topman old
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        • Topshop old
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        • Travis Perkins PLC
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        • Unilever Plc
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        • Vanden Borre
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        • Victoria's Secret
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        • Vision Express (UK) Ltd
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        • Vue
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        • Waitrose
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        • Walgreen Co
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        • Wellcome Trust
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        • West Coast Capital
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        • WH Smith PLC
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        • White Stuff Ltd
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        • Wickes Building Supplies Ltd
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        • Wm Morrison Supermarkets
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        • Wyevale Garden Centres
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        • Zalando

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