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John Lewis

Black Friday will be “record day” for John Lewis online orders

Today is going to be a record day for online orders sold via JohnLewis.com and, on current projections, it will be +35% ahead of...
Moss Bros

Moss Bros launches CVA proposal

Moss Bros has today launched its anticipated CVA proposal as it continues to be put under extreme pressure by on-going Government-imposed restrictions due to...

Lockdown 2 impacts consumer mobility much less than its predecessor

The latest “movement of people” data from CACI, and its partner Location Sciences, has identified that increased compliance and pent-up demand to shop for...
Jaeger

Jaeger begins store closures and redundancies

Jaeger, which has been placed into administration by its parent Edinburgh Woollen Mill Group, is to close 13 stores and make 100 redundancies. Administrators from...
Marks & Spencer

Marks & Spencer reverses decision to open on Boxing Day and...

Marks & Spencer has reversed a decision to open its stores on Boxing Day and has decided to give staff the day off instead. The...
Coal Drops Yard

King’s Cross and Coal Drops Yard launch “United We Shop” campaign

Over 30 retail brands from across King’s Cross and Coal Drops Yard have come together to launch “United We Shop” – calling on Londoners...
Oxford Street

UK COVID-19 regional tier categories announced

Most of England has been placed in the two toughest tiers of Coronavirus restrictions when the national lockdown ends next week. Health Secretary Matt Hancock...

Trade groups and experts call for business rates relief next year

Trade groups and experts have called on the Government for business rates relief next year as retailers prepare for a multibillion-pound tax bill. The Government...

Shoppers “may put worries on hold to loosen purse strings for...

Shoppers’ Christmas spending could hold up in 2020 despite the hit to household incomes this year, according to a forecast. While the festive season will...

PM confirms re-opening of non-essential retail on 2 December

Prime Minister Boris Johnson has confirmed that non-essential retail and the personal care sectors will be removed from lockdown on 2 December. In an address...
Great Marlborough Street

UK retail footfall down 55.4% as lockdown in England continues to...

Footfall across all retail destinations throughout the UK was -55.4% last week – 15-21 November – compared to the same week in 2019, according...

Non-essential retail to get go-ahead to re-open on 2 December

Non-essential retail will get the the go-ahead to re-open from 2 December, ministers decided at a meeting this afternoon, but a new stricter tiers...
Black Friday

Amazon and major retailers push Black Friday back a week in...

Amazon and other major retailers have agreed to push Black Friday back a week in France to allow physical retailers to take part safely...
Black Friday Online retail sales

Online retail transaction value jumps 29% ahead of Black Friday

Online retail transaction value has jumped 29% in the UK so far this month, ahead of what is expected to be a record-breaking Black...