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UK Retail Briefing - August 2011

UK Retail Briefing is a monthly briefing providing news and analysis that includes company results, store openings, cross-border moves, M & A activities, executive changes and property developments. Additionally each month, UK Retail Briefing focuses on a key issue or specific UK retail sector. The month's retail news is then analysed sector by sector, making this an invaluable resource for all with an interest in the UK retail industry.

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Table of contents

  1. Analyst Comment

      • Small supermarkets
        • So why?
          • Not a C-store
            • Rethinking the supply chain
              • Beating expectations
                • Going full circle
                • Headlines for the Month

                  • Grocers
                    • Clothing retailing
                      • Multi-sector retailing
                        • Department stores
                          • Mixed goods retailers
                            • DIY retailing
                              • Miscellaneous specialists
                                • Electricals retailing
                                  • Furniture retailing
                                    • Homewares retailing
                                      • Home shopping
                                        • Health and beauty
                                          • Books and stationery
                                            • Sports and leisure goods retailing
                                              • Toys and games
                                              • Retail Sales – Background and Outlook

                                                • Key points
                                                  • Retail sales trends
                                                      • Figure 1: Retail sales trends, 2010-11
                                                    • June – the indications are poor
                                                      • Figure 2: UK retail sales y/y growth, BRC vs ONS, 2010-11
                                                    • John Lewis
                                                      • Figure 3: John Lewis: Year-on-year growth, 2010-11
                                                      • Figure 4: John Lewis: Year-on-year growth, 2010-11
                                                    • Inflation and wages
                                                      • Figure 5: RPI vs Average weekly earnings growth, 2008-11
                                                    • Inflation remains uncomfortably high
                                                      • Figure 6: Annual percentage change in the Consumer Price Index for selected product groups, 2010-11
                                                    • Looking forward
                                                    • Sector Focus – Food Retailers

                                                        • Sector relatives
                                                          • Figure 7: Food retailers’ sales as % of all retail sales, 2006-Q2 2011
                                                        • Retail sales data
                                                          • Figure 8: Food retailers’ sales, 2006-11
                                                          • Figure 9: Food retailers’ sales: annual % change, Jan-Jun 2011 (current prices)
                                                          • Figure 10: Food retailers’ sales: annual % change, Jan-Jun 2011 (constant prices)
                                                        • Consumer prices inflation
                                                          • Figure 11: CPI, selected categories, Jan 2010-Jun 2011
                                                          • Figure 12: CPI, selected categories, Jan 2010-Jun 2011
                                                        • Mintel’s tracker survey
                                                            • Figure 13: Mintel Tracker Survey extracts: Agreement with statements on grocery shopping, Aug 2010-Jul 2011
                                                          • Consumer expenditure
                                                            • Leading retailers
                                                                • Figure 16: Leading food retailers in the UK, 2009/10-2010/11
                                                                • Figure 17: Leading food retailers’ non-retail share of sales, 2010/11
                                                            • News Analysis

                                                              • Grocers
                                                                • Co-operative Food launches new Free From and Wholefoods ranges
                                                                  • Iceland founder hires Rothschild
                                                                    • Morrisons
                                                                      • …hopes to acquire Iceland stores
                                                                        • …is fastest growing of the big four retailers
                                                                          • Nisa-Today to pay £5m to members following record performance
                                                                            • Sainsbury's
                                                                              • …and Jamie Oliver split after 11 years
                                                                                • …launches non-food app
                                                                                  • Tesco
                                                                                    • …struggling to find partners in online venture
                                                                                      • …superstore and retail park approved
                                                                                        • …to offer customers free WiFi internet service
                                                                                          • Waitrose
                                                                                            • …plots clothing launch
                                                                                              • …sales grow in first half
                                                                                                • Whole Foods Market to expand north of the UK border
                                                                                                  • Food specialists
                                                                                                    • Greggs reports profits fall but sales rise
                                                                                                      • Thorntons’ like-for-like sales fall
                                                                                                        • Clothing retailing
                                                                                                          • H&M teams up with David Beckham
                                                                                                            • Aquascutum receives £8m loan
                                                                                                              • Arcadia expects profits fall
                                                                                                                • Bond Street Association campaign to smarten area up
                                                                                                                  • Burberry like-for-like up 15%
                                                                                                                    • Forever 21 opens in Oxford Street
                                                                                                                      • French Connection reports as expected first half results
                                                                                                                        • Hobbs aims to expand stores as range grows
                                                                                                                          • Jack Wills eyes sale or float next year
                                                                                                                            • Lipsy to open 40 international stores
                                                                                                                              • Matalan reports quarterly sales drop
                                                                                                                                • Next reports solid first half sales
                                                                                                                                  • Nicole Farhi relocates London flagship store
                                                                                                                                    • Primark sees strong sales growth but margins down
                                                                                                                                      • River Island returns to print ads
                                                                                                                                        • SuperGroup more than doubles full-year profits
                                                                                                                                          • Zara UK sees increase in sales and profits
                                                                                                                                            • Multi-sector retailing
                                                                                                                                              • Marks & Spencer sales rise and group increases market share
                                                                                                                                                • Department stores
                                                                                                                                                  • Allders launches transactional website
                                                                                                                                                    • Debenhams
                                                                                                                                                      • …completes £650m refinancing
                                                                                                                                                        • …terminate Jane Norman concessions
                                                                                                                                                          • House of Fraser
                                                                                                                                                            • …opening click-and-collect store
                                                                                                                                                              • …sales up
                                                                                                                                                                • John Lewis to open 10 smaller stores
                                                                                                                                                                  • Liberty to launch kidswear
                                                                                                                                                                    • TJ Hughes
                                                                                                                                                                      • …begins store closures
                                                                                                                                                                        • …stores bought by Lewis's Home Retail
                                                                                                                                                                          • Mixed goods retailers
                                                                                                                                                                            • Original Factory Shop posts fall in profits
                                                                                                                                                                              • Poundland expands into Ireland
                                                                                                                                                                                • DIY retailing
                                                                                                                                                                                  • B&Q plans to lease products
                                                                                                                                                                                    • Kingfisher sales harmed by Focus collapse
                                                                                                                                                                                      • Robert Dyas could be sold
                                                                                                                                                                                        • Topps Tiles sees Q3 sales fall
                                                                                                                                                                                          • Travis Perkins reports 54% revenue increase
                                                                                                                                                                                            • Miscellaneous specialists
                                                                                                                                                                                              • United Carpets reports level profits
                                                                                                                                                                                                • Carpetright reports 1.5% drop in group sales
                                                                                                                                                                                                  • Mothercare UK sales hit by tough conditions
                                                                                                                                                                                                    • Halfords like-for-like sales drop by 1.1%
                                                                                                                                                                                                      • Electrical retailing
                                                                                                                                                                                                        • Best Buy to launch customer magazine
                                                                                                                                                                                                          • The Carphone Warehouse sees mixed quarter one results
                                                                                                                                                                                                            • Comet
                                                                                                                                                                                                              • …bidders exit battle for store
                                                                                                                                                                                                                • …sets first-round bids deadline
                                                                                                                                                                                                                  • Dixons to open in Harrods
                                                                                                                                                                                                                    • Jessops post sales growth in first half of 2011
                                                                                                                                                                                                                      • Furniture retailing
                                                                                                                                                                                                                        • Dreams' supplier cover cut by credit insurer
                                                                                                                                                                                                                          • Lombok closes half its estate
                                                                                                                                                                                                                            • Homewares retailing
                                                                                                                                                                                                                              • Achica receives investment from Balderton Capital
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                • Cath Kidston hires Claire's Stores boss as CEO
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  • Garden Centre Group
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    • …acquires Country Homes & Gardens
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      • …sales up 8%
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        • The White Company
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          • …EBITDA rises as boss plans exit
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            • …opens second lifestyle store
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              • Home shopping
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                • Amazon to open new UK fulfilment centre
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  • Asos sales rise 69%
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    • BrandAlley launches TV channel
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      • Findel group reports sales up 1.1%
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        • Flying Brands enters personalised cards market
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          • N Brown signs Flintoff as new face of Jacamo
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            • Ocado to open new distribution centre in Oxford
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              • Photobox buys Moonpig for £120m
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                • Wiggle sees increase in performances and expands into Holland
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  • Health and beauty retailing
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    • Superdrug's Beautycard sees 4m sign up
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      • The Fragrance Shop reports rising profits
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        • Book and stationery retailing
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          • Card Factory acquires online rival
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            • Clintons gets new CEO from October 2011
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              • HobbyCraft reports 13% sales increase
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                • Paperchase profits hit by Borders fall
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  • The Works targets online
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    • Sports and leisure goods retailing
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      • Blacks
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        • …potentially taken over by Mike Ashley
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          • …sales fall
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            • JJB Sports
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              • …makes "good progress" in turnaround plan
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                • …saves itself from administration
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  • Sports Direct profits rise
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    • Jewellers
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      • Aurum continues sales growth
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        • Pandora sales fall and CEO exits
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          • Toys and games retailing
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            • Game to sell digital games in-store
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              • Games Workshop sees revenues and profits slip
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                • Hamleys reports operating profit increase of over 40%
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  • Economy
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    • BAA increases net retail income per passenger
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      • BRC: June retail sales better than expected
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        • BRC: Retail growth is modest in July
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          • Capital Shopping Centres reports rising retail sales
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            • CSL and Mamas & Papas sign up to Lakeside extension
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              • E-commerce growth slows
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                • Fewer trips made to non-food stores in June
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  • Food inflation slows in July
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    • Government to cut red tape for retailers
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      • Grocers fined for price fixing on dairy products
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        • June inflation falls back to 4.2%
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          • London to see world's first pop-up mall
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            • Mobile retail searches rise 216% in second quarter
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              • OFT call for return of RRP on electrical items
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                • Retail administrations increase 8% year-on-year
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  • Retail employment falls by 0.4%
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    • Sales volumes rise 0.8% month-on-month
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      • Shop vacancy rates fall
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        • Shoppers spent £5.3bn online in June 2011
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          • Shopping centres in Wales and Scotland purchased

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Companies Covered

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          • A Mclelland & Son Ltd
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          • A. S. Watson (Europe)
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          • Aldi
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          • Allders Croydon Ltd
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          • Allied Irish Bank
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          • Amazon.co.uk
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          • Amazon.com Inc
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          • Aquascutum Group Plc
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          • Arcadia Group
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          • Arla Foods amba
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          • Asda Group Ltd
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          • ASOS
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          • Associated British Foods Plc
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          • Aurum
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          • Austin Reed Group Ltd (Retail)
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          • Barclays Capital
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          • Best Buy Co.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          • Best Buy International
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          • Blacks Outdoor Retail Ltd
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          • Bluewater Shopping Centre
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          • Borders Group
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          • BrandAlley
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          • Brantano (Group)
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          • Bridgepoint Capital
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          • British Airport Authority
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          • British Chamber of Commerce
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          • British Fashion Council
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          • British Retail Consortium
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          • Burberry Group Plc
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          • BUT
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          • Buy Buy Baby Inc
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          • Carpetright Plc
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          • Cath Kidston Group
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          • Charterhouse Capital Partners LLP
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          • Claire's Stores Inc
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          • Clarins
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          • Clinton Cards Plc
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          • Co-operative Group
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          • Comet Group Ltd
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          • Competition Commission
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          • Converse, Inc
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          • Country Homes and Gardens Plc
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          • Cruise (Glasgow) Ltd
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          • Dairy Crest Group plc
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          • Darty Group
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          • Debenhams Total (GTV)
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          • Della Femina Rothschild Jeary and Partners
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          • Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          • Dixons Retail Plc
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          • Dolphin
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          • Dreams Plc
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          • Early Learning Centre Ltd
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          • Ernst & Young
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          • Facebook, Inc.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          • Federation of Small Businesses
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          • Findel plc
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          • Flying Brands Ltd
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          • Focus
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          • Focus Group
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          • Forever 21 Inc.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          • French Connection (Retail)
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          • Game Group
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          • Games Workshop Group
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          • Gap Inc
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          • Goldman Sachs Group, Inc., The
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          • Goldsmiths Group Plc
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          • Google, Inc.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          • Greggs Plc
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          • Grupo Inditex
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          • H&M Hennes & Mauritz
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          • Habitat
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          • Halfords Ltd
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          • Hamleys of London Ltd
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          • Hammerson
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          • Harrods Group Total
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          • Harvey Nichols UK
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          • HBOS plc (Halifax Bank of Scotland)
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          • Hobbs Ltd
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          • HobbyCraft Group Ltd
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          • House of Fraser Plc
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          • Iceland Foods Ltd
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          • Insight Investment
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          • J. Sainsbury
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          • Jack Wills Ltd
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          • Jaeger Company's Shops Ltd
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          • Jamie Oliver
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          • Jane Norman Ltd
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          • JJB Sports Plc
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          • John Lewis Partnership
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          • John Lewis Plc (department store)
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          • Kantar Media
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          • Kingfisher Group
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          • Kingfisher UK & Ireland
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          • Lakeside Shopping Centre
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          • Land Securities Group
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          • Landsbanki Islands Ltd
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          • Levi Strauss
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          • Levi Strauss (UK) Ltd
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          • Liberty Retail Plc
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          • Lipsy
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          • Lloyds Banking Group
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          • Lombok Ltd
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          • LOVEFiLM International Ltd
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          • LVMH Moët Hennessy Louis Vuitton SA
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          • Mamas & Papas Ltd
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          • Mappin & Webb Ltd
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          • Marks & Spencer
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          • Matalan Ltd
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          • Miss Selfridge
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          • Missoni S.p.A
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          • Moben
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          • Monsoon Accessorize Ltd
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          • Moonpig.com Limited
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          • Mothercare Plc
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          • My-Wardrobe
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          • Myer
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          • N Brown Group Plc
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          • Netto Foodstores Ltd
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          • Next Group
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          • Nielsen Media Research, Inc.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          • Nisa
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          • Ocado
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          • Oddbins Ltd
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          • Office for National Statistics
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          • Office of Fair Trading
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          • Paperchase Products Ltd
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          • Poundland Ltd
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          • Prada (I Pellettieri d'Italia S.p.A.)
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          • Primark Stores Ltd
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          • River Island Clothing Co Ltd
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          • Robert Dyas Holdings
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          • Robert Wiseman Dairies Plc
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          • Royal Bank of Scotland Group plc
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          • Safeway Inc
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          • Schroders plc
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          • Schwarz Group
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          • Screwfix UK
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          • Somerfield
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          • Sports Direct Plc
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          • Starbucks Coffee Company UK Ltd
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          • Stella McCartney
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          • Superdrug Stores Plc
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          • SuperGroup Plc (Retail)
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          • Telegraph Group Limited
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          • Tesco Plc
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          • The Carphone Warehouse Ltd
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          • The Edinburgh Woollen Mill Ltd
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          • The Fragrance Shop
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          • The Jessops Group Ltd
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          • The North Face Inc.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          • The Original Factory Shop Ltd
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          • The Perfume Shop Ltd
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          • The White Company Ltd
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          • The Works Stores Ltd
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          • Thorntons Plc
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          • TJ Hughes Plc
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          • Topps Tiles
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          • Trafford Centre
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          • Travis Perkins PLC
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          • Travis Perkins Retail
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          • United Carpets Group plc
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          • USC
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          • Vente-privee
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          • Waitrose
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          • Watches of Switzerland Ltd
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          • Westfield Group
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          • Westminster City Council
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          • Whole Foods Market (UK)
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          • Whole Foods Market Inc
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          • Wiggle
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          • Wm Morrison Supermarkets
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          • Wyevale Garden Centres
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          • Yves Delorme

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