M&S to reopen with contact-free bra fitting

M&S to reopen with contact-free bra fitting

Marks & Spencer has announced that its clothing and home stores will feature contact-free bra fitting services as it prepared to fully (...)
M&S joins essential digital skills coalition

M&S joins essential digital skills coalition

M&S has become the second retailer to join FutureDotNow, a coalition of major organisations focused on accelerating essential (...)
John Lewis closure in Sheffield is "hammer blow" for local retail, MP says

John Lewis closure in Sheffield is “hammer blow” for local retail, MP says

The decision to close the John Lewis store in the centre of Sheffield, which was at the heart of a £480 million regeneration project (...)
Beales administration KPMG

Beales’ new owners to reopen Peterborough store

Beales' new owner New Start 2020 will reportedly reopen its 44,000sq ft Peterborough store, which spans across three floors.
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.
John Lewis Partnership Marks & Spencer M&S Debenhams

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 (...)

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Making people your CX secret weapon

How do John Lewis, Waterstones and Lush make store staff their greatest assets? People are happier returning to stores now than they were after the...