Monday, January 17, 2022
Bobby's

Spotlight: Bournemouth’s new Bobby’s store

Department store Bobby's returned to its original site in Bournemouth after almost 50 years. Bobby & Co opened in Bournemouth Square in 1915. Taking over a former Debenhams unit, the newly-launched store is being opened in phases. Retail Gazette visited the site to find out what's on offer.
St Enoch Centre

Plans for Debenhams store in St Enoch Centre to be turned into homes and...

The former Debenhams store in Glasgow's St Enoch Centre is expected to be transformed into offices and a rooftop garden as developers question Scots on their thoughts for the project.
House of Fraser

What does the closure of House of Fraser’s London flagship mean for the UK...

House of Fraser's flagship store on London’s Oxford Street is to permanently close next year after being given notice by its landlord. Since Sports Direct owner Mike Ashley acquired the brand in 2018, House of Fraser has notably struggled.
New York-based private equity giant Apollo Global Management is mulling a buyout of Marks & Spencer

US private equity giant mulls M&S buyout

New York-based private equity giant Apollo Global Management is mulling a buyout of Marks & Spencer.
Department store Fenwick has announced the launch of its first homeware brand, Fenwick at Home.

Fenwick launches debut homeware collection

Department store Fenwick has announced the launch of its first homeware brand, Fenwick at Home.
House of Fraser

House of Fraser store on London’s Oxford St to permanently close

Frasers Group has announced that the House of Fraser flagship store on London's Oxford Street is set to permanently close.
John Lewis

John Lewis sued by author over 2019 Christmas ad Excitable Edgar

John Lewis is reportedly being sued by the author of a self-published children’s book for copying a story idea and using it in its 2019 Christmas ad, Excitable Edgar.
department stores

The evolution of department stores

While some department stores record strong results, others face store closures or restructures. Retail Gazette looks at some of the initiatives department stores have adopted to survive, and whether those struggling in recent years have seen any improvements in 2021 thus far
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.

Feature Resource

The commerce revolution is here!

The P2C report: Radically rethinking commerce Our new report reveals the findings from a survey of 750 senior decision-makers involved in managing product information. Read...