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Shoplifting nearly doubled last year due to “effective decriminalisation”

Reports of shoplifting have nearly doubled over the past year as retailers blame the government.

Amazon to be slapped with major new tax bills amid EU crackdown

Amazon is set to be hit by major new tax bill in the European Union amid a significant clampdown on digital giants.

Retail sales see unexpected boost in February

Retail sales saw an unexpected spike in February as shoppers returned to the high street after a difficult Christmas period.

Boots voted top brand among women despite contraceptive pill scandal

Boots has been voted the UK’s top brand among women, overtaking last year’s winner Marks & Spencer.
Mothercare update

Mothercare’s financial covenant tests deferred

Mothercare's lenders have agreed to defer the testing of its financial covenants as it continues to grapple financial turmoil.
Conviviality update

Conviviality launches emergency £125m fundraising bid

Conviviality has said it urgently needs to raise £125m in order to halt bankruptcy as it issued its third profits warning.
Ted Baker update

Ted Baker defies high street gloom with 11% sales rise

Ted Baker has defied the doom and gloom that has befallen UK retail in recent months with an uptick an annual sales.

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Toys R Us: What went wrong (Part 2)

We take a closer look at the final days of Toys R Us examining how and why it collapsed so quickly.

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