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Jigsaw

Jigsaw creditors approve store closure plans

Jigsaw, the premium fashion chain, has had its store closure proposals approved by its creditors. The retailer plans to close 13 of its 74 stores...
Burberry PETA

Burberry wins £573,000 PPE contract following gowns donation to Government

Burberry has been handed more than half a million pounds to make PPE equipment for the NHS, according to newly released Government records. The retailer...
Oxford Street 2020

Shop prices fall further but Brexit pressure looms

Shoppers saw prices fall further in August but could see recent deflation come under pressure as Brexit looms, according to new figures. The latest monthly...
Debenhams

Debenhams bid deadline was set for close of play today

Potential bidders for distressed department store chain Debenhams were given until 5pm today to submit their bids. The business was placed into administration during lockdown...
Rishi Sunak Eat out to help out

Final week of “Eat Out to Help Out” scheme boosts footfall

The final week of the government’s "Eat Out to Help Out" scheme saw footfall rise 6% across all retail destinations in the UK –...
Mike Ashley Sports Direct Frasers Group

Mike Ashley warns government of “disastrous consequences” for jobs if business...

Frasers Group chief, Mike Ashley has reportedly warned prime minister Boris Johnson of “disastrous consequences” for jobs if business rates are not reformed. Ashley said...

6 & 14 OCT: ONLINE C-SUITE TEACH-IN: Pivoting to digital to...

Join our intimate online C-suite Teach-in   In the current trading environment, pivoting to digital is imperative. Consumers across the board have been forced to shop online...
Ann Summers

Ann Summers is the latest retailer to consider CVA proposal

Lingerie retailer, Ann Summers is reportedly poised to launch a CVA after suffering increased losses in its latest reported year. CEO of Ann Summers, Jacqueline...
Moss Bros

Moss Bros appoints advisers ahead of possible CVA

Men's formalwear retailer Moss Bros is reported to have hired advisers from KMPG as a prelude to a potential CVA that may lead to...
Hotter Shoes

Hotter investor injects £2m as CVA challenge period ends

Hotter Shoes investor Electra Private Equity has injected £2m into the British footwear business as the challenge period for its CVA drew to a...
Selfridges

In-Depth: Can Britain’s department stores survive the pandemic?

Debenhams, the UK's largest and longest-standing department store chain, can trace its history back to a drapers shop on London's Wimpole Street in 1778....
Online retail etailers clothing

Online shopping app, Wholee Prime launches in the UK

Revolutionary new shopping app, Wholee Prime has launched in the UK this month to take advantage of robust growth in post-lockdown retail sales. Singapore based...
Reiss

Reiss launches new “Luxe Leisure” collection in answer to the “new...

Taking leisurewear to the next level, and in light of “hot desking between the kitchen table and the sofa” becoming the new normal, Reiss...
Liverpool ONE

Liverpool ONE outperforms national averages post-lockdown

Liverpool ONE shopping centre is bucking both regional and national trends, with its latest performance figures showing footfall at 86% of the...