Monday, September 25, 2017
Dominic Chappell

Former BHS owner Dominic Chappell due in court

Ex-BHS owner Dominic Chappell is due in court today to answer charges relating to the sale of the collapsed department store chain.
John Lewis sleepover

John Lewis confirms opening date for in-store sleepover experience

John Lewis has confirmed the opening date of "The Residence", a new in-store sleepover experience that allows customers to try out a mattress and other furniture before buying it.
Selfridges bag

Selfridges transforms used coffee cups into shopping bags in world first

Selfridges has become the first retailer to upcycle used coffee cups from in-store and at its headquarters into its iconic yellow shopping bags.

John Lewis Partnership profits crash 53.3%

The John Lewis Partnership has recorded a fall in profits for the first half of the year, despite a boost in sales and increased customer numbers.
Beales McEwens

Beales set to open first Scottish store on site of former McEwans of Perth

Independent department store chain Beales is set to open up its first store in Scotland in the space left behind by McEwens of Perth.
Jill McDonald

M&S confirms start date for new managing director Jill McDonald

Marks & Spencer has confirmed that its new managing director for clothing, home and beauty, Jill McDonald, will start on October 2.
distribution centre

78 jobs axed as John Lewis shuts distribution centre

John Lewis has announced plans to close its Edinburgh distribution centre axing nearly 80 jobs, stating it can no longer support the retailer’s growth.
Laura Wade-Gery

Former M&S exec Laura Wade-Gery joins John Lewis Partnership board

The parent company of John Lewis and Waitrose has appointed former Marks & Spencer executive Laura Wade-Gery to its board. Wade-Gery, who resigned from M&S...
Debenhams trading director

Debenhams trading director Suzanne Harlow exits amid restructure

Debenhams has announced the impending departure of trading director Suzanne Harlow, as the retailer continues on the path of a restructuring strategy.
Covent Garden Store

M&S could shut 20,000sq ft Covent Garden store

Marks & Spencer has reportedly proposed plans to shut its major Covent Garden store as its business rates bill rises over 40 per cent.

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