Wednesday, June 16, 2021
B&M forecast to post at least £590m in earnings amid pandemic gains

B&M forecasts at least £590m in earnings amid pandemic gains

B&M is expected to unveil bumper earnings for the past year as its value proposition continued to attract customers during the (...)
Northern Ireland retailers to get share of £72m business grants

Northern Ireland retailers to get share of £72m business grants

More than £70 million in grants to support businesses in Northern Ireland as they recover from the Covid-19 have started to be issued.
West End Shaftesbury Brian Bickell

London’s West End “optimistic” about recovery despite £338m loss

Shaftesbury, the company which owns sites in in London's West End, has reported a six-month loss of £338.5 million, but is "more optimistic" about a swift recovery.
The Fragrance Shop posts robust performance during Covid pandemic

The Fragrance Shop posts robust performance during Covid pandemic

The Fragrance Shop has posted robust trading for its financial year to March 31, despite being forced to close its stores (...)
Grocery sales dip 0.4% as socialising returns, but still higher than pre-Covid

Grocery sales cool as socialising returns, but still higher than pre-Covid

Grocery sales have taken a slight dip in the wake of the easing lockdown restrictions, but they still remain almost £4 billion (...)
Five Leaves Bookshop Nottingham profile indie independent retail bookstore, book shop, books Ross Bradshaw

Indie Corner: Five Leaves Bookshop

Five Leaves owner Ross Bradshaw speaks to Retail Gazette on his award-winning independent book store based in ...
Becki Gorman, Unsung Hero M&S profile community

Unsung Hero: Becki Gorman, M&S Cheetham Hill Store Manager

After beating a life-threatening tumour, many would want to take it slow when returning to work. This wasn't an option for Becki Gorman (...)
UK retail faces labour shortage due to Brexit & Covid

UK retail faces labour shortage due to Brexit & Covid

UK retailers are struggling to hire staff as lockdown restrictions continue to ease amidst an exodus of overseas workers because (...)
social distancing covid-19 pandemic

Supermarkets consider scrapping social distancing rules

Supermarket executives will reportedly engage in talks with the government to discuss the removal of social distancing measures, including the one metre-plus rule and mandatory mask wearing.
Historic retailer Arthur Beale to shut down after 150 years London store

Historic retailer Arthur Beale to shut down after 150 years

Arthur Beale, one of London’s oldest retailers is to shut its doors for a final time after it said it was unable to pay its rent (...)

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True impact of Covid-19 on retailers

Retail Ecommerce Fraud & Payments Survey Last year was turbulent for retail merchants. Physical stores were forced online and ecommerce sales reached new heights. In...