Monday, January 27, 2020
M&S poaches Argos Helen Milford & Asda sWill Smith for new retail & property directors

M&S raids Argos & Asda senior ranks for new retail & property directors

Marks & Spencer has raided the senior ranks of both Asda and Sainsbury's Argos to fill in two new leadership roles.
John Lewis Partnership weekly sales tumble 2.9%

John Lewis Partnership weekly sales tumble 2.9%

John Lewis Partnership has recorded another decline in weekly sales.
New "landmark" Frasers store to open at Meadowhall Sheffield

New “landmark” Frasers store to open at Meadowhall Sheffield

Mike Ashley's Frasers Group is to open a new Frasers store in Sheffield next year.
1000 jobs at risk as Beales officially falls into administration

1300 jobs at risk as Beales collapses into administration

Beales has officially fallen into administration after failing to secure a sale to a new owner.
Beatrice Lafon Debenhams Mark Gifford

Debenhams appoints ex-Claire’s Accessories CEO to board

Debenhams has appointed Beatrice Lafon as a non-executive director of Celine Jersey Topco Limited
Beales administration KPMG Tony Brown

Beales heads towards administration

Beales is reportedly set to file for administration today amid ongoing efforts to find a buyer.
Debenhams transgender court settlement case

Trans woman awarded £9000 in Debenhams discrimination case

Debenhams has been ordered to pay out a £9000 settlement to a transgender woman in order to settle a sex discrimination case.
Beales paying £1m more in business rates than it should be

Beales paying £1m more in business rates than it should be

Research has found that Beales has been paying over £1 million more than it owes in business rates.
John Lewis has become the first major retailer to launch a makeup counter just for men which has reportedly seen “amazing sales”.

John Lewis becomes first major retailer launch male-only makeup concession with War Paint

John Lewis has become the first major retailer to launch a makeup counter just for men which has reportedly seen “amazing sales”.
Debenhams sustainability

Debenhams sets new sustainability targets for the 2020s

Debenhams has unveiled its new sustainability programme to highlight new benchmarks for UK department store retailing

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