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Iceland managing director Richard Walker has encouraged people to get vaccinated ker

Iceland boss urges vaccination: “last thing we want is another lockdown”

Iceland's managing director Richard Walker has encouraged people to get vaccinated as the number of staff shortages rises amid Omicron.
West End footfall down 27% on pre-pandemic levels

West End footfall down 27% on pre-pandemic levels

Footfall figures in the West End plummeted by 27 per cent on Tuesday, compared with 2019 and by 10 per cent on the previous week.
Chancellor Rishi Sunak in face mask

Retail experts hit back at chancellor’s £1bn financial support package

Retail experts have hit back at the chancellor's pledge to provide £1bn of financial support to help businesses impacted by Omicron.
Empty high street with Covid safety notice.

CBI research confirms retail’s Omicron fears

Research from the CBI has confirmed fears that retail sales are slowing amid consumer fears about the Omicron variant of Covid-19.
Amazon PCR testing kit

Amazon launches £35 PCR travel test to make testing “affordable”

// Amazon is aiming to undercut the extortionate PCR test market by releasing its own travel test, alongside a general testing kit meant for domestic...
woman shopping with face mask

Consumer confidence rocked by Omicron variant

Consumer confidence has dropped in December as shoppers worry about the rising cost of living and the impact of the Omicron variant during the festive season.
Boris Johnson in face mask as trade union calls for covid safety measures

Trade union urges PM to strengthen Covid safety measures in shops

Trade union Usdaw has written a letter to the PM, urging him to strengthen workplace coronavirus guidance and safety measures for retail workers.
Christmas tree in shopping centre

UK retail sales boosted in November by early Christmas shopping

UK retail sales picked up pace in November as shoppers hit the high street for early Christmas shopping and Black Friday, according to official figures.
Harrods Christmas exterior

Harrods launches winter sale today following rapid rise of Omicron

Harrods is launching its winter sale today, a full week before Christmas “in response to ongoing trading realities”.
Zara and Inditex logos

Zara owner Inditex posts record Q3 profits as shares dip

Zara owner Inditex has posted record sales for Q3, despite shares falling as investors remain concerned about future Covid restrictions.

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The commerce revolution is here!

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