Sunday, January 17, 2021
John Lewis brexit delivery service

John Lewis axes international delivery to focus on UK market

John Lewis has axed its international delivery service after a number of British retailers scrap their shipping to the European Union.
Harvey Nichols promotes COO Manju Malhotra to CEO

Harvey Nichols promotes COO Manju Malhotra to CEO

Harvey Nichols has announced the appointment of Manju Malhotra as its new chief executive with immediate effect.
Purchases made online accounted for up to 70 per cent of sales at John Lewis this year, as the retailer reported back on its Shop, Live, Look consumer report for 2020.

Online purchases now account for up to 70% of John Lewis sales

Purchases made online accounted for up to 70 per cent of sales at John Lewis this year, as the retailer reported back on its Shop, Live, Look consumer report for 2020.
Debenhams gift cards expire as Mike Ashley considers empty stores

Debenhams gift cards expire as Mike Ashley considers empty stores

Debenhams gift cards expired on Sunday December 20. Mike Ashley is reportedly considering acquiring empty Debenhams stores alongside its online division.
John Lewis Partnership COVID-19 testing nhs test and trace

John Lewis Partnership completes roll-out of Covid-19 testing

John Lewis Partnership has completed the roll out of its NHS Test and Trace thanks to a partnership with the Department of Health and Social Care.
M&S CEO reiterates refusal to pay back business rates relief

M&S CEO reiterates refusal to pay back business rates relief

M&S CEO says business rates relief was "used it in the right way" and won't be returned. Steve Rowe calls on government for clarity as end of Brexit transition approaches: "detail of how we are going to move goods about needs to be finalised urgently".
Retail 2020 covid-19 pandemic lockdown acquisition

2020: The (unforgiving) year that was

It's no secret that 2020 was an unforgiving year. Covid-19 presented challenges that retailers had never before anticipated.
John Lewis Partnership appoints Rita Clifton as deputy chair

John Lewis Partnership appoints Rita Clifton as deputy chair

The John Lewis Partnership has announced the appointment of Rita Clifton as its next deputy chair.
Debenhams closing down sale

Debenhams launches closing down sale amid liquidation

Debenhams has launched a closing down sale despite receiving no offers from interested buyers since going into liquidation.
Associated British Foods joins line-up of Arcadia suitors

Associated British Foods joins line-up of Arcadia suitors

Associated British Foods is reportedly considering a bid for Arcadia. Deloitte administrators are set to receive firm offers for Sir Philip Green's retail empire by end of this week.

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