Confirmed: John Lewis shuts down 8 more stores; 1465 staff affected

Confirmed: John Lewis shuts down 8 more stores; 1465 staff affected

The John Lewis Partnership has announced plans to not reopen eight John Lewis stores when lockdown on non-essential ends next month as (...)
Debenhams University of Gloucestershire

Debenhams store bought by Gloucestershire University to use as lecture halls

The Debenhams store in Gloucester is set to be transformed into lecture halls and training spaces for nurses and healthcare workers as the department store chain continues to close stores and switch to online.
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WFH is not going away anytime soon, so why convert store space into offices?

Retail Gazette talks to experts to find out whether conversion of space is the best way forward for retailers - even if working from (...)
Debenhams Hammerson Leicester City Council Mark Bourgeois Packaged Living

Debenhams store to be converted into 300 flats

The former Debenhams store in Leicester is set to be converted into 300 rental flats, following a public consultation which took place at the end of last year.
John Lewis Partnership housing

John Lewis expects 40% profits to come from non-retail activities

John Lewis has said it is expecting 40 per cent of its profits to come from non-retail activities such as housing over the next decade.
M&S seeks Community Manager as alumni network hits 5000 in 2 weeks

M&S seeks Community Manager as alumni network hits 5000 members

Marks & Spencer has kicked off a recruitment process in search of a new community manager after its alumni network hit 5000 (...)
John Lewis Partnership Pippa Wicks Sharon White

John Lewis to lower prices ahead of reopening

John Lewis Partnership has announced plans to lower prices in its department store brand ahead of reopening stores in England this April.
John Lewis Partnership slumps to £517m loss; warns on more store stores

John Lewis Partnership slumps to £517m loss; warns on more store closures

The John Lewis Partnership has warned over further store closures as it swung to a £517 million annual loss after the (...)
M&S to downsize Marble Arch flagship and add office space

M&S to downsize Marble Arch flagship and add office space

Marks & Spencer has revealed redevelopment plans for its Marble Arch flagship in central London that will see it downsize (...)
John Lewis Partnership chair Sharon White backs universal basic income

John Lewis Partnership chair Sharon White backs universal basic income

John Lewis Partnership chair Dame Sharon White has publicly stated her support for the idea of a universal basic income to help (...)

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The Crucial Challenges Retailers will Face in the 2020s

Panasonic and WBR Insights Research: The Crucial Challenges Retailers will Face in the 2020s At the start of 2020, Panasonic partnered with WBR Insights to find...