Thursday, February 21, 2019
john lewis innovation

John Lewis shortlists 6 start-ups for in-store innovation scheme

The John Lewis Partnership has shortlisted six entrepreneurial firms for its JLab innovation programme.
Edinburgh Woollen Mill

Philip Day eyes empty M&S and House of Fraser stores

Edinburgh Woollen Mill CEO Philip Day is reportedly hoping to place a formal bid on a small number of M&S and HoF stores.
jobs M&S

450 new jobs up for grabs at M&S’s new warehouse

Marks and Spencer is looking to hire 450 permanent staff for full and part time roles at its new national distribution centre.
Liberty London

Liberty on sale for £300m as shareholders eye up bidders

Liberty London has reportedly been put up for sale for £300 million by its largest shareholders.
John Lewis weekly

John Lewis Partnership weekly sales steadies

John Lewis Partnership weekly sales growth has plateaued, as its eponymous department store chain dragged the overall results.

“Oldest department store in the world” Bennetts enters administration

A Derbyshire-based department store, dubbed the oldest department store in the world, has collapsed into administration.
Debenhams cash

Debenhams secures £40m cash injection to ease funding crisis

Debenhams has secured a short-term cash injection of £40 million after lenders agreed to extend the retailer's overdraft limit.
House of Fraser Belfast

500 jobs safe as House of Fraser secures Belfast store’s future

House of Fraser's Belfast store has been saved from closure after a new deal with landlords was agreed.
M&S St Helens

M&S relocates & upsizes St Helens store after closing last year

Marks & Spencer has revealed plans to open a new full-line, 40,000sq ft anchor store in St Helens.
House of Fraser warehouse

280 job cuts as House of Fraser warehouse shuts down

House of Fraser’s Wellingborough distribution centre is poised to shut down this spring, leading to 280 job cuts.

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