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COVID-19

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Independent retailers: how are they bearing up amid COVID-19 crisis?

As the UK and Ireland creep closer towards a coronavirus lockdown, independent retailers are already struggling with a slump in footfall and a drop...

UK footfall suffers due to Coronavirus

According to Ipsos Retail Performance, UK retail footfall reached a 12.7 percent year-on-year decrease on Friday as concerns over Coronavirus continue increasing. In addition,...

Westfield affected by Government Coronavirus measures

Shopping centre giant, Westfield announced on Monday that measures taken by international governments to contain the spread of Coronavirus has affected the business as...

Reiss investor postpones sale of business due to Coronavirus

The investor of premium fashion retailer Reiss has reportedly said the potential sale of its business has been delayed due to the Coronavirus outbreak. The...
Reformation London

Reformation closes London store to prevent spread of coronavirus

Reformation, the sustainability-focused brand announced that the company would be closing all of its physical retail stores, including its London store. The company, which has...
Retail footfall

High streets and shopping centres hit by February storms

High streets and shopping centres saw a dive in footfall last month after the UK was hit by storms and wet weather, according to...

Phillip Lim closes four of its six standalone retail stores due...

On Sunday, US based designer, Philip Lim announced on Instagram that it would be closing four of its six standalone retail stores in order...
Primark coronavirus

Shares suspended in Primark owner AB Foods amid coronavirus hit

Shares in the owner of Primark were suspended for an hour on Monday, after it released a bruising report into the effects of coronavirus...
H&M

H&M announces major sales decline in China and shuts down more...

As the fashion industry continues to respond to the growing Coronavirus epidemic, fast fashion giant, H&M has announced a major business slowdown in China...
Supreme VF Corp

Supreme announces temporary closure of all stores due to coronavirus

Supreme has announced the temporary closures of all stores outside of Japan, as the world continues to respond to the Coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak. The streetwear brand...
Allbirds Marylebone

Allbirds closes all Europe and US stores amid coronavirus pandemic

Allbirds has announced the immediate closure of all of its stores in the US and Europe, as a result of the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. The footwear...
Lululemon

Lululemon closes stores during COVID-19 pandemic

Lululemon has joined a growing list of fashion and apparel businesses to announce temporary store closures as a result of the coronavirus COVID-19 pandemic. The...
Abercrombie & Fitch

Abercrombie & Fitch joins global store shut-down movement

Abercrombie & Fitch has become the latest global fashion retailer to announce a temporary store-shutdown as it joins the effort to curb the spread...
LVMH Coronavirus

LVMH converts perfume manufacturing facilities to produce hand sanitiser

LVMH, the French luxury conglomerate, is to convert is perfume manufacturing facilities to make hand sanitiser instead to help stem the spread of Coronavirus,...
Nike Town Coronavirus

Nike closes stores across US and Western Europe due to Coronavirus

Nike is closing stores across the US, Western Europe and other regions to help contain the spread of the Coronavirus, COVID-19. The sports giant said...
Urban Outfitters

Urban Outfitters closes all stores globally due to Coronavirus

Urban Outfitters is closing all of its stores globally until at least 28 March to help stem the spread of Coronavirus. The US-based business will...
Zara Inditex coronavirus

Zara owner Inditex closes stores in Spain due to Coronavirus

Zara owner Inditex has temporarily closed stores in Spain in those areas worst affected by the Coronavirus pandemic. The Spanish retail giant, whose brands also...

Amazon advises staff globally to work from home due to coronavirus...

Online giant Amazon is advising employees globally to work from home this month if they are able to do so. The online retailer also said necessary on-site...
Closed Armani Italy

Experts offer advice to retailers about leases amid coronavirus spread

Partner Philip Knight and Trainee Solicitor Joe Perry from law firm Womble Bond Dickinson have offered their advice to high street retailers, in preparation...
Coronavirus

Make It British Live! sourcing trade show postponed due to coronavirus

Following the WHO declaration that the Covid-19 outbreak is now a pandemic, Make It Britain Live!, the UK sourcing trade show has...