Thursday, April 2, 2020
As Covid-19 continues to cause havoc - here's a list of retailers who are going out of their way to help NHS medical staff get the essentials they need and ensure that those at risk stay safe while shopping in store.

Coronavirus: These are the retailers helping NHS staff & the vulnerable

Here is a list of retailers who are implementing new initiatives in store to help NHS workers get the essentials they need.
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Brits splashed out extra £1.9bn on stockpiling groceries

New research has shown that Brits have spent at extra £1.9 billion on stockpiling groceries in the run-up to the lockdown
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Coronavirus: Poundland temporarily shuts 100 stores

Poundland has temporarily closed 100 of its stores amid the coronavirus crisis, and said affected staff

What Covid-19 means for retailers & their commerce strategies

In the coming weeks and months, retailers will need to respond to the Covid-19 pandemic and lean into "a new normal". Across the globe,...
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Coronavirus: M&S launches online “food boxes” for vulnerable customers

M&S has launched new online "Food Boxes" to help vulnerable customers find kitchen essentials amid the coronavirus pandemic.
Convenience stores "wrongly" told to stop selling Easter eggs

Convenience stores “wrongly” told to stop selling Easter eggs

Convenience stores have been "wrongly" told to stop selling Easter eggs amid the coronavirus pandemic, a trade body alleges.
First week of stay at home guidance sees mixed online sales results

First week of stay at home guidance sees mixed online sales results

New data has shown that the government’s stay at home guidance due to coronavirus led to a mixed bag of online retail sales.
43 jobs cut as Lombok collapses into administration

43 jobs cut as Lombok collapses into administration

The coronavirus crisis and low consumer confidence has pushed Lombok into administration, resulting in 43 redundancies.
Arcadia postpones pension top-ups to save cash

Arcadia postpones pension top-ups to save cash

Sir Philip Green's Arcadia Group is set to put a pause on payments to its pension scheme for at least three months.
BrightHouse falls into administration, 2400 jobs at risk

BrightHouse falls into administration, 2400 jobs at risk

BrightHouse has reportedly formalised its collapse into administration, placing the 2400 jobs from across 240 stores at risk.

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