UK retail exempt from new lockdown measures

Retailers exempt from new lockdown measures

Retailers will not be forced to close under new three-tier system.
BRC - KPMG Sales Monitor: “Resilience of British retailers has been nothing shy of remarkable”

BRC – KPMG Sales Monitor: September retail sales up 6.1%

“Resilience of British retailers has been nothing shy of remarkable” says KPMG head of retail.
French Connection revenue down 53% during first half of 2020

French Connection revenue down 53% during first half of 2020

French Connection reveals revenue plunged 53% during nationwide lockdown, as losses deepen to £12.1 million.
Cake Box sales bounce back after lockdown closures

Cake Box sales bounce back after lockdown closures

Cream cake retailer Cake Box has hailed “strong momentum” as it reported higher like-for-like sales after reopening stores.
Co-op & Iceland workers recognised in Queen’s honours

Co-op & Iceland workers recognised in Queen’s honours

Two workers at the Co-op and another from Iceland received recognition for their response to the Covid-19 crisis.
Kurt Geiger CEO says another 500 jobs cuts could be on the way

Kurt Geiger CEO says another 500 jobs cuts could be on the way

Kurt Geiger CEO Neil Clifford argues against end of tax-free shopping.
Tesco chairman John Allan says he will “defend to the death” board decision over dividend

Tesco chairman John Allan says he will “defend to the death” board decision over...

Tesco chairman John Allan says "I don't remotely feel any sort of guilt" over increase in shareholder pay-out.
Gov't to pay 2/3 of staff wages if retailers forced to shut in new lockdowns

Gov’t to pay 2/3 of staff wages if retailers forced to shut in new...

The UK Government will pay two thirds of the wages of staff in retailers if they are forced to close under new lockdowns.
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Edinburgh Woollen Mill Group calls in administrators, putting 24,000 jobs at risk

Edinburgh Woollen Mill Group owner Philip Day has called in administrators, putting around 24,000 jobs across his retail empire a

Chancellor under more pressure to extend furlough amid 2nd Covid-19 wave

Chancellor Rishi Sunak is under fresh pressure to extend the furlough scheme amid the second wave of the coronavirus.

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