Monday, November 23, 2020
New Look, H&M, River Island, The Body Shop, Monsoon, and others join list of retailers temporarily shutting UK stores

New Look, H&M, Harrods, Zara join growing list of temporary store closures

New Look, H&M, River Island, Reiss, Harrods have joined a rapidly-growing list of retailers temporarily shutting their UK stores.
Coronavirus: John Lewis to close all 50 stores temporarily

Coronavirus: John Lewis to close all 50 stores temporarily

The John Lewis Partnership has announced it will temporarily close all 50 of its department stores.
Panic buyers "should be ashamed", says NHS director Stephen Powis

Panic buyers “should be ashamed”, says NHS director

Panic buyers were told they "should be ashamed" for causing needless shortages for NHS staff.
Coronavirus: Asda donates £5m to charities; staff receive pay bonus

Coronavirus: Asda donates £5m to charities; staff receive pay bonus

Asda has become the latest grocer to introduce a dedicated shopping hour for NHS workers.
Coronavirus: Morrisons the latest grocer to introduce NHS shopping hour

Coronavirus: Morrisons the latest grocer to introduce NHS shopping hour

Morrisons has announced that will introduce an NHS hour at the beginning of every day, apart from Sunday.
Ted Baker completes £78.75m sale of HQ, says coronavirus disruption minimal

Ted Baker agrees £78.75m sale of HQ, provides coronavirus update

Ted Baker has announced that is has agreed a sale of its London HQ while also providing an update around coronavirus.
John Lewis, M&S Co-op donate to charities to assist during coronavirus crisis

John Lewis, M&S Co-op donate to charities to assist during coronavirus crisis

Some of the biggest retailers in the UK have unveiled new donations and partnerships with leading charities.
Coronavirus: Boris Johnson to discuss panic buying with supermarket CEOs

Coronavirus: Boris Johnson to discuss panic buying with supermarket CEOs

Boris Johnson will be speaking to supermarket bosses about efforts to keep supplies flowing and how to overcome the panic buying.
Coronavirus: Sainsbury’s announces full pay for self-isolating staff

Coronavirus: Sainsbury’s announces full pay for self-isolating staff

Sainsbury's has confirmed that all staff who are feeling unwell or self-isolating during the coronavirus pandemic will be paid.
Coronavirus: 100 redundancies at Edinburgh Woollen Mill Group; staff face 50% pay cut Philip Day

Coronavirus: 100 redundancies at Edinburgh Woollen Mill Group; staff face 50% pay cut

Edinburgh Woollen Mill Group has reportedly made around 100 redundancies across the business.

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