Clarks swings to a loss in latest set of results The footwear retailer has posted a pre-tax loss of £39.8m in the year to 31 December, down from a profit of £35.9m the year before. The company posted a slight sales uptick of 1.4% to £994.5m. Read more.

UK sales slip at Decathlon For the full year 2023, the sportswear and equipment retailer has posted a 5% dip in turnover and a 2.5% dip in comparable store sales in the UK. Decathlon has said that it has been impacted by the cost-of-living crisis and a challenging wider market. Read more.

Aldi to revamp more than 100 stores The discount grocer has said that it is set to upgrade more than 100 of its stores in the UK. The first round of renovations will happen over the summer. Read more.

Tesco sales up 4.6% in first quarter The UK's largest grocer has recorded a 4.6% spike in UK sales to £11.4bn as inflation eased. Total retail sales on the same like-for-like basis rose by 3.4% to £15.3bn, with food sales up 5% and non-food up 0.7%. Read more.

IngreGrsy Limited acquires majority stake in Dr Martens IngreGrsy, a newly incorporated company based in Guernsey, has taken a 38.46% stake in the business as part of a restructuring within owner Permira’s buyout fund. Read more.

Kingfisher announces vendor decarbonisation targets As the DIY retail giant moves to become more environmentally-friendly, it has set a string of ambitious decarbonisation targets for its suppliers. Vendor manufacturing represents around a fifth of scope 3 emissions within Kingfisher. Read more.