More than 1/3 of customers stung by price-gouging on essential items

More than 1/3 of customers stung by price-gouging on essential items

More than a third of shoppers have been forced to pay sky-high prices for essential hygiene and medical products.
Sports Direct Chris Wootton Mike Ashley

Sports Direct calls for Leicester stores to stay open during local lockdown

Frasers Group chief financial officer Chris Wootton has reportedly written a letter to the government criticising the local..
Post-lockdown sales boost did not last long

Post-lockdown retail sales boost did not last long

A rapid recovery in sales in the first week after non-essential stores were allowed to reopen tapered off in the following days.
Signs of improvement in consumer confidence as lockdown eases

Signs of improvement in consumer confidence as lockdown eases

Fragile consumer confidence is some signs of improving as more retailers exit lockdown.
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Boohoo responds to allegations of “forcing” Covid-19 positive to work

Boohoo Group has responded to claims that garment workers at its factory in Leicester were "being forced to come into work..
150 office jobs at risk as WHSmith begins redundancy consultations

150 office jobs at risk as WHSmith begins redundancy consultations

WHSmith has kicked off a consultancy process with head office staff that could potentially lead to around 150 redundancies.
Tesco John Allan covid-19

Tesco chair John Allan to help boost UK’s post-Covid economy

Tesco chairman John Allan is reportedly set to lead a committee of business leaders tasked with generating policy ideas
Primark upbeat after positive early sales post-lockdown

Primark upbeat after positive early sales post-lockdown

Primark owner Associated British Foods (AB Foods) has said sales at the high street retailer have been "encouraging".
John Lewis Partnership boss warns on store closures & job cuts

John Lewis Partnership boss warns on job cuts & store closures

John Lewis Partnership is poised to cut jobs, axe the annual bonus, close one of its London headquarters and shut down stores.
Harrods to cut 700 jobs

Harrods to cut 700 jobs

Harrods is poised to make almost 700 staff members redundant after it struggled because of the coronavirus pandemic.

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