Friday, December 3, 2021
A Thai-based conglomerate has made enquiries surrounding the potential purchase of the globally renowned department store in London's West End.

Thai-based conglomerate enquires about $4bn sale of Selfridges

A Thai-based conglomerate has made enquiries surrounding the potential purchase of the globally renowned department store in London's West End.  
John Lewis charity copycat

John Lewis urged to donate to charity after copyright accusation

John Lewis is being urged to donate the proceeds it made from its Christmas advert to charities.
John Lewis

John Lewis accused of replicating art-folk song in Christmas ad

John Lewis has reportedly been accused of copying the arrangement of an art-folk song for its latest Christmas advert.
House of Fraser

House of Fraser store on London’s Oxford St set for £100m revamp

House of Fraser's store on London’s Oxford Street will be revamped with £100 million investment after receiving planning permission.
Selfridges

Selfridges in talks to offload web operations

Selfridges has reportedly held discussions with potential investors about selling off its web operations.
John Lewis

John Lewis’ plans to help build affordable homes with local council fall through

John Lewis' plans to work with a local council on building a dozen affordable homes have been cancelled after concerns were raised over an increase in traffic.
Bennetts

“World’s oldest department store” Bennetts to reopen as pop-up

The "world's oldest department store" Bennetts, which closed in 2019, is set to reopen in Derby as a pop-up store.
Mike Ashley

Middlesbrough Council refuses to declare if Mike Ashley’s House of Fraser has paid rent

Middlesbrough Council has reportedly refused to unveil if Mike Ashley’s House of Fraser store in the area has paid rent since the local authority purchased the site last year.
John Lewis

John Lewis Christmas ad stars an alien and lands on TV screens a week...

John Lewis has introduced this year's Christmas ad, featuring an alien stepping in where a dragon, penguin and monster under the bed have gone before.
Harrods

Harrods plunges £68m into the red as staff plan strike

Harrods has reported a colossal loss of £68 million as Covid lockdowns halved its revenues last year.

Feature Resource

E-commerce payments after the pandemic

Ecommerce sales saw the equivalent of five years of growth in just 12 months last year. As retailers race to create seamless online shopping experiences, where...