Like for like sales 2.2 per cent up on 2010 when severe snow disrupted the High Street.
Consumers keeping a tight rein on their spending, says British Retail Consortium.
Luxury department store to stock full range including books, games and apparel.
Three-pronged international plan includes flagship stores and e-commerce.
Saban Brands inks key deal with convenience stores throughout territory.
Mind Candy and plush licensee sign month-long exclusive with retailer.
However, volume of sales in September was lower than this time a year ago.