Tuesday, January 19, 2021
John Lewis shelves international expansion plans

John Lewis shelves international expansion plans

John Lewis has decided to halt its international expansion strategy, with online orders abroad coming to an end from next week.
Debenhams JD Sports acquisition sale Arcadia

12,000 jobs at risk as JD Sports pull out of Debenhams takeover talks

Debenhams will reportedly begin to wind down its UK properties after JD Sports said it was to pull out of talks on a rescue takeover.
Arcadia issues could have knock-on effect for JD Sports’ Debenham takeover talks

Arcadia issues could have knock-on effect for JD Sports’ Debenham takeover talks

Exclusive talks between JD Sports and Debenhams are reported to have come to an end without a deal. Possibility of administration at Debenhams' biggest concession holder Arcadia would bring new raft of issues for department store.
Marks & Spencer said to be considering an offer for Jaeger and Austin Reed.

Marks & Spencer said to be considering an offer for Jaeger and Austin Reed

M&S directors said to be looking into snapping up trio of brands from Philip Day. Reports come after Jaeger makes cuts to store and staff numbers in wake of administration.
Harvey Nichols Dickson Concepts

Harvey Nichols owner posts half-year profit despite lower sales

Harvey Nichols owner Dickson Concepts has reported a rise in profit for the first half of its financial year, despite lower sales.
John Lewis Christmas reopening Pippa Wicks

John Lewis outlines plans for reopening stores in England

John Lewis has outlined plans on how to reopen shops in England with new steps to deliver "fuss-free" shopping to customers this Christmas.
Debenhams gift cards expire as Mike Ashley considers empty stores

JD Sports in exclusive talks with Debenhams over takeover

JD Sports reported to be in further discussions over a Debenhams acquisition. Executive chairman Peter Cowgill is believed to have his eye on Debenhams' website. News comes after Mike Ashley withdrew from list of bidders to acquire Debenhams.
TJ Hughes department store in Middlesbrough fined £17,000 for breaching lockdown rules covid coronavirus

A department store in Middlesbrough fined £17,000 for breaching lockdown rules

A department store in Middlesbrough has closed after it was issued with £17,000 in fines for breaching England's lockdown (...)
Days Edinburgh Woollen Mill Group Philip Day closure

Edinburgh Woollen Mill’s Days Department Store in Wales to close down

Philip Day's eponymous business Days Department Store is reportedly preparing to shutter its store in Carmarthen, Wales.
Debenhams opens virtual beauty room

Debenhams opens virtual beauty room

Debenhams has announced the launch of a virtual beauty room to enable shoppers to receive in-store customer service from the comfort of their own home.

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