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COVID-19

New Look

New Look begins negotiations with landlords

New Look has begun crunch talks with landlords as it prepares to open its stores after the COVID-19 lockdown. The young fashion retailer has appointed...
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Shop prices show biggest decline since 2006

Shop prices fell by 2.4% in May compared to a 1.7% decrease in April - below the 12 and six-month average price decreases of...
Amazon

Amazon to host “Fashion Summer Sale Event” on 22 June to...

Online retail giant Amazon reportedly notified sellers yesterday that it will be hosting a “Summer Sale” on 22 June, according to a document viewed...
JD Sports

JD Sports remains doubtful of shopping centre stores reopening in mid...

Sportswear retailer, JD Sports has reportedly announced it will reopen the majority of its stores in England from June 15. JD Sports has over 300...

LVMH’s £13bn takeover of Tiffany & Co placed into doubt

French luxury conglomerate, LVMH's £13 billion acquisition of Tiffany & Co has been thrown into doubt as the jewellery retailer grapples with a major...
intu Lakeside

Intu expects rent collections to tumble by £181.6m

Shopping centre owner, Intu has said it expects the amount it collects from rents and service charges to nosedive by £181.6 million this year. The...
French Connection

French Connection and Miss Selfridge top list of biggest discounters

With retailers battling to sell clothes online since their physical stores were forced to close on 23 March, online discounts have soared – up...

British Vogue honours key workers on cover of upcoming July issue

British Vogue is paying homage to key workers on its upcoming July issue. The historic front covers will feature three key workers, this includes...
rental

Hirestreet urges retailers to consider rental platforms

Isabella West, CEO & Founder of UK based fashion rental platform Hirestreet, is urging the industry to discuss the immediate crisis of stock waste...
Monsoon Accessorize

Monsoon Accessorize requests rent waivers from landlords

Monsoon Accessorize is reported to have written to landlords to request waivers on rents or risk stores being closed altogether. The struggling high street chain...
Reiss

Reiss plans phased re-openings

Reiss has announced a phased re-opening of its stores beginning with 26 locations, including standalone stores and outlets, from 15 June. The premium men's and...
Hunter Boot

Hunter secures rescue deal

Hunter, the British bootmaker, has secured a £16.5m rescue deal to secure its future after its sales were hit by the COVID-19 crisis. According to...