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Cake Box eyes 52 new stores as sales rise despite lockdowns

Cake Box to expand with 52 new stores as sales rise defy lockdowns

// Cake Box eyeing the opening of 52 new shops // It expects to post revenue growth of about 16& for the year to the...
Shoppers flock to high streets as England & Wales exit lockdown

Shoppers flock to high streets as England & Wales exit lockdown

England’s shops, hairdressers, pub beer gardens and pavement cafes reopened today as the lockdown on non-essential retail (...)
Amazon has thrashed US union representatives in a historic vote as workers voted overwhelmingly against forming the first union in the country.

Amazon decisively stamps out unionisation efforts in the US after landslide vote

Amazon has thrashed US union representatives in a historic vote as workers voted overwhelmingly against forming the first union in the country.
Asda Walmart Roger Burnley

Asda senior staff to exit after Walmart’s share payout

Asda senior staff are reportedly preparing to stage an exodus at the Big 4 grocer after receiving final payouts from a share scheme run by its US owner.
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John Lewis boss halts store closure programme

John Lewis department store boss Pippa Wicks has said the business will not close any more shops and defended its strategy.
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Homebase opens shop-in-shops in Next

Homebase has launched a new partnership with fashion retailer Next, which will see its garden centres open inside six Next stores from today.
Bonmarché Steve Simpson Philip Day

Hundreds of Bonmarché jobs at risk as some stores may never reopen

Hundreds of jobs are at risk at Bonmarché as administrators decide how many stores will reopen as non-essential retailers open their doors to the public today.
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“Behave responsibly” as non-essential retail reopens in England, PM says

Non-essential retailers in England and Wales will reopen today after months of closure, as the nations enter the second phase of easing lockdown.
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Hammerson to sell retail parks to Canadian firm for £350m

Hammerson has signed a deal to sell its retail parks to Canadian private equity firm Brookfield as it attempts to revive its fortunes.
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John Lewis launches new value range ahead of reopening

John Lewis has released an own brand which ensures "quality and style at everyday prices" as it prepares to reopen stores in England on Monday.

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Fast fashion retail and resale: A way forward?

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Fast fashion retail and resale: A way forward?

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Exposing the multi-billion dollar fraud economy

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The Richmond Retail & eCommerce Directors’ Forum, 28th September, 2020, The...

The Retail & eCommerce Directors’ Forum is a one day, one night, invitation only, event which will host 180 of the UK’s most senior...