Thursday 21st Jun 2018 - Logistics Manager Magazine

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Picture courtesy of Debenhams.

Debenhams issues profits warning

Debenhams, which recently revealed that it has started on a programme of warehouse automation, has warned that pre-tax profit will be up to £15m less than expected for the current financial year.

Pets At Home invests £2.5 million in automation

UK pet supplies retailer Pets At Home is to implement a £2.5 million warehouse automation project from Conveyor Networks at its e-commerce distribution centre in Northampton to drive efficiencies, deliver real-time visibility and achieve greater productivity across operations.

Wesfarmers sells Homebase after big losses

Australian DIY business operator Wesfarmers has agreed to sell its Homebase business in the UK and Ireland to a Hilco Capital associated company for a nominal sum.

M&S to close 14 more stores

Marks & Spencer has set out plans to close a further 14 stores as part of its plan to reshape its Clothing & Home space and take at least one third of its sales online.

Mothercare to close 50 stores

Mothercare has set out plans to close 50 stores and find further cost savings of £5 million as part of a package to refinance the business.

Arcadia set to open 1m sq ft DC next year

Arcadia Group, which owns Top Shop, Burton and Dorothy Perkins, expects to open a new one million square foot distribution centre at Daventry in 2019, holding company Taveta Investments has revealed in its annual results.