Monday, September 20, 2021
Marks & Spencer is planning to scale back its presence in France, following European border restrictions leaving its Paris stores with empty shelves.

Marks & Spencer could be forced to close its French stores

Marks & Spencer is planning to scale back its presence in France, following European border restrictions leaving its Paris stores with empty shelves.
John Lewis

John Lewis faces criticism over “poverty wages”

The John Lewis Partnership has faced complaints of "poverty wages" after the suspension of staff bonuses.
John Lewis

John Lewis reveals Christmas shop 4 months early as searches rise 105%

John Lewis has launched its Christmas shop four months early after searches for its festive products had skyrocketed.
Experts react to the news that Amazon is planning to opening several large bricks-and-mortar retail sites akin to department stores.

What will Amazon department stores mean for retail?

Experts react to the news that Amazon is planning to opening several large bricks-and-mortar retail sites akin to department stores.
83% of UK department stores lost in 5 years

83% of UK department stores lost in 5 years

New research has shown that more than 80 per cent of department stores in the UK have been lost in the five years since the collapse of BHS.
M&S shares reach 17-month high

M&S shares reach 17-month high

// M&S's value hits £3.5bn after unexpected spike in sales allows it to raise profit targets // M&S shares closed 5.1% higher at 179.4p on Wednesday...
Soon-to-be Frasers Group CEO Michael Murray up for £100m bonus

Soon-to-be Frasers Group CEO Michael Murray up for £100m bonus

Michael Murray could take home up to £100 million in bonuses if he doubles Frasers Group's share price after he succeeds Mike (...)
Frasers Group

Frasers Group to bring “luxury” Flannels store to Scotland

Frasers Group has announced it will open a 17,500sq ft Flannels store in The Centre in Livingston.
Amazon is understood to be preparing to launch a number of 30,000sq ft department stores as it seeks to disrupt the struggling sector. 

Amazon is reportedly planning to open its own department stores

Amazon is understood to be preparing to launch a number of 30,000sq ft department stores as it seeks to disrupt the struggling sector. 

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Clicking With Consumers: Gaining the D2C advantage to connect the end-to-end retail experience 2020 fast-tracked the digital plans of many brands; forcing businesses of all...