Discount variety chain 'encouraged' by results.
Department store retailer impacted by raft of 'disruptions'.
Conglomerate's MD defends move into the UK home improvement market.
Mixed bag for retail conglomerate in its first quarter.
Sales growth eases for retailer amid "subdued consumer environment".
E-tailer buoyed by trading ahead of Christmas.
Retailer's core brands continue to trade poorly ahead of Christmas period.