Thursday, April 2, 2020
M&S Food shop floor staff given 15% pay rise; confirms full pay for furloughed staff

M&S Food shop floor staff given 15% pay rise; confirms full pay for furloughed...

Marks & Spencer has announced a 15% pay rise for shop floor staff working on the frontline in its food stores.
Coronavirus: Moody's reviews Next for downgrade

Coronavirus: Moody’s reviews Next for downgrade

Moody’s has placed Next on review for downgrade amid concerns over how long stores will remain closed & consumer demand recovery.
Tesco unveils £30m coronavirus community support scheme

Tesco unveils £30m coronavirus community support scheme

Tesco is the latest retailer to step up its support for vulnerable communities during the coronavirus crisis.
Amazon is being investigated by New York City’s commission on human rights after it sacked a warehouse worker who led a strike in protest of coronavirus safety measures.

Amazon under investigation by New York City’s human rights commission after sacking strike organiser

Amazon is being investigated by New York City’s commission on human rights after it sacked a warehouse worker who led a strike
Capital & Regional has received only about half of the rent due from tenants in its shopping centres, as the coronavirus pandemic continues to affect the retail sector. The typical collection rate for the quarter by this point would be at least 80 per cent.

Capital & Regional collects half of shopping centre rent due

Capital & Regional has received only about half of the rent due from tenants in its shopping centres amid the Covid-19 outbreak.
In a bid to save the business amid the ongoing coronavirus pandemic Debenhams is deferring all its concession balances for 30 days.Vansteenkiste stated he regretted the measure but said it was necessary to mitigate the government mandated shut down of the Debenhams store estate.

Debenhams defers concession payments for 30 days

In a bid to save the business amid the ongoing coronavirus pandemic Debenhams is deferring concession balances for 30 days.
Laura Ashley administration job cuts reduced to 268

Laura Ashley administration job cuts reduced to 268

Laura Ashley is to cut 268 jobs after initially announced it would make up to 721 redundancies amid its administration.
Shop prices fall in March but fears coronavirus could push them up

Shop prices dip in March but fears coronavirus could push them up

Shoppers saw the price of goods fall further in March on the back of slowing food inflation.
Ikea opens coronavirus test centre for NHS workers

Ikea opens coronavirus test centre for NHS workers

Ikea has become the latest retailer to step up support for NHS workers during the coronavirus pandemic.
Matalan offers warehouse staff chance to work from home

Matalan offers warehouse staff option to stay at home

Matalan is offering staff at its distribution centre the chance to stay at home.

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