Wednesday, June 16, 2021
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“Super Saturday” posts footfall rise as restaurants and pubs reopen

Retailers in towns and cities across England have recorded an increase in footfall on Saturday evening as restaurants, pubs and..
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Over 24,000 jobs scrapped due to retail administrations

New research has found that UK retailers have axed over 24,000 jobs this year, with experts warning this may only be..
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Capital & Regional collect 34% of rent after “significant increase” in trading

Capital & Regional has received 34 per cent of rent due for the June quarter.
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Mango online turnover jumps 50% thanks to Covid-19 lockdown

Mango has seen its online turnover jump by 50 per cent during the lockdown period as customers chose to shop from home
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M&S welcomes two new board members

M&S has appointed two new board members as it announced further changes to its business at its AGM on Friday.
Creditors green light Poundstetcher's CVA proposal

Creditors green light Poundstetcher’s CVA proposal

Poundstretcher has had a major restructuring plan involving rent cuts approved by its creditors.
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.
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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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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...