Tuesday, March 31, 2020
First week of stay at home guidance sees mixed online sales results

First week of stay at home guidance sees mixed online sales results

New data has shown that the government’s stay at home guidance due to coronavirus led to a mixed bag of online retail sales.
43 jobs cut as Lombok collapses into administration

43 jobs cut as Lombok collapses into administration

The coronavirus crisis and low consumer confidence has pushed Lombok into administration, resulting in 43 redundancies.
Arcadia postpones pension top-ups to save cash

Arcadia postpones pension top-ups to save cash

Sir Philip Green's Arcadia Group is set to put a pause on payments to its pension scheme for at least three months.
BrightHouse falls into administration, 2400 jobs at risk

BrightHouse falls into administration, 2400 jobs at risk

BrightHouse has reportedly formalised its collapse into administration, placing the 2400 jobs from across 240 stores at risk.
Burberry is dedicating its resources to support those impacted by the outbreak of Covid-19 and prevent further infection. It is funding research into a single-dose vaccine developed by the University of Oxford that is on course to begin human trials next month. It is also utilising its global supply chain network to fast-track the delivery of over 100,000 surgical masks to the NHS.

Coronavirus: Burberry offers up resources to fight against the outbreak

Burberry is dedicating its resources to support those impacted by the outbreak of Covid-19 and prevent further infection.
Save The High Street launches 12-week coronavirus support scheme

Save The High Street launches 12-week coronavirus support scheme

Save The High Street has launched the first end-to-end Covid-19 support programme for the 200,000-plus small retailers in the UK.
Chancellor urged to force councils to free up cash for retailers

Chancellor urged to force councils to free up cash for retailers

// Chancellor Rishi Sunak urged to get billions of tax rebates back into retailers' bank accounts // BRC & Altus Group say retailers should claim...
Amazon staff at its key warehouse in New York are planning to strike today in a bid to force the retailer to deep clean the site and provide extra protection for employees.

Amazon staff to strike “until the building gets sanitized” after another employee contracts virus

Amazon staff at its key warehouse in New York are planning to strike today in a bid to force the retailer to deep clean the site
Monsoon Accessorize said on Sunday it had been badly affected by the coronavirus outbreak and was looking at a range of options. A possible sale of the business is one option, as restructuring experts at FRP Advisory work on possible scenarios.

Monsoon Accessorize mulls sale as Covid-19 dents trading

Monsoon Accessorize said on Sunday it had been badly affected by the coronavirus outbreak and was looking at a range of options.
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Coronavirus: Arcadia cancels all orders until further notice

Arcadia has reportedly informed suppliers that all orders will be cancelled until further notice

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