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UK footfall rises 330% as non-essential retailers reopen

New research has shown that shoppers flocked back to the high street last week as non-essential stores reopened in England and Wales.
Marble Arch "hill" to open when all Covid restrictions ease June 21

Marble Arch “hill” to open when all Covid restrictions ease June 21

A 25m climbable artificial hill at Marble Arch as part of a wider £150 million revamp of Oxford Street has been granted planning (...)
Lidl to donate over 80,000 PPE units to community causes

Lidl to donate over 80,000 PPE units to community causes

Lidl is donating over 80,000 face coverings to small charities and community groups around the UK to help protect frontline (...)
Lockdown relaxation dates confirmed for Northern Ireland

Lockdown relaxation dates confirmed for Northern Ireland

Stormont’s leaders said Northern Ireland can look to a brighter future as they announced a sweeping range of Covid-19 lockdown relaxations.
Northern Ireland lockdown exit dates to be confirmed today

Northern Ireland lockdown exit dates to be confirmed today

The reopening of non-essential retail and other high street businesses and services are among relaxations set to be agreed by Northern (...)
Prior to the impact of the pandemic, Hobbs had been performing in line with its forecast expectations.

Hobbs feels the effect of the pandemic

Hobbs sees its turnover and profit after tax drop as the fashion retailer feels the effects of the coronavirus pandemic.
Businesses need to reopen ASAP – NI economy minister

Businesses need to reopen ASAP – NI economy minister

Northern Ireland’s economy minister has said businesses in the country, including non-essential retailers, need to reopen as (...)
British Land looks to retail parks as rent remains hit by Covid

British Land looks to retail parks as rent remains hit by Covid

One of the UK’s biggest commercial landlords has signalled a shift towards retail parks as it managed to collect just over half the (...)
LVMH, the luxury goods group that owns Louis Vuitton and Dior sees sales soar year-on-year.

LVMH fashion sales surge 32%

LVMH, the luxury goods group that owns Louis Vuitton and Dior sees sales soar year-on-year.
Tesco profits dive 20% despite surging grocery sales during pandemic

Tesco profits dive 20% despite surge in grocery sales

Tesco cited the Covid19 pandemic as full-year profits tumbled despite "exceptionally strong" grocery sales.

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