Monday, September 28, 2020
Joules "encouraged" by Q1 trading despite 18% sales drop

Joules “encouraged” by Q1 trading despite 18% sales drop

Joules endured a decline in first quarter sales as a result of lockdown, but its chief executive was "encouraged" by the recovery
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Face masks made compulsory for retail workers from this week

Prime minister Boris Johnson has said that all retail workers will need to wear face coverings from this week, or businesses..
Covid-19 pandemic lockdown crisis springboard

Retail footfall rises despite new ‘rule of six’ Covid-19 measures

New research has shown that footfall across all retail destinations in the UK has risen in the last week despite new Covid-19..
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Coronavirus: Morrisons reinstates door marshals as UK prepares for second wave

Morrisons has reportedly appointed door marshals for a second time this year to its stores as it prepares for a second wave
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Superdry warns of Covid-19 disruption as profits nosedive 210%

Superdry has warned that the Covid pandemic will continue to affect its trading performance after profits dropped by a colossal..

£95m government funding launched to aid high street recovery

High streets across England are set to benefit from a £95 million government-funded scheme to help them recover.
London Mayor Sadiq Khan calls for extension to business rates holiday

Gov’t in “listening mode” on business rates holiday extension – Sadiq Khan

London Mayor Sadiq Khan has said the UK Gov't is in “listening mode” after he urged them to extend the business rates holiday.
London Mayor Sadiq Khan calls for extension to business rates holiday

London Mayor Sadiq Khan calls for extension to business rates holiday

London Mayor Sadiq Khan is urging the UK Government to extend the business rates holiday for another year.
Back to school is usually a one of the largest seasons for retailers however this year the coronavirus outbreak has meant that retailers need to adapt alongside shifting consumer habits as parents prioritise not only practicality but safety.

How retailers approached Back To School season this year

How exactly did did retailers create desirable in-shopping experiences for these uncertain parent?
Westfield owner posts improving sales & footfall since lockdown

Westfield owner to raise £3.2bn as it posts improving sales & footfall

Unibail-Rodamco-Westfield has revealed recovering footfall and sales figures across its shopping centres since lockdowns ended.

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The new festive shopping report

Find out what consumers are looking for in their seasonal shopping experience in our New Normal Festive Shopping Report. Get insights from our poll of 2,000...