Monday, February 24, 2020
All of Hawkin's Bazaar stores now shut down

All of Hawkin’s Bazaar’s stores now shut down

Hawkin's Bazaar closed down all of its stores over the weekend as part of the administration process.
Hawkin's Bazaar Sid Templer Tobar Primary Capital

Hawkin’s Bazaar: What went wrong?

Retail Gazette finds out the reasons for Hawkin's Bazaar's collapse and whether it's likely to make a comeback.
Hamleys appoints former Debenhams & The Body Shop exec David Smith as new CEO

Hamleys appoints former Debenhams & The Body Shop exec as new CEO

Hamleys is poised to announce its new chief executive after reportedly hiring David Smith to take on the role.
Waterstones promotes Luke Taylor to retail director as Steve Callaghan resigns

Waterstones promotes Luke Taylor to retail director as Steve Callaghan steps down

Waterstones has made several changes in the senior operational team after Steve Callaghan announced he is resigning.
177 jobs at risk as Hawkin's Bazaar enters administration

177 jobs at risk as Hawkin’s Bazaar enters administration

Hawkin's Bazaar has become the latest in the growing list of UK retailers that has entered administration.
HMV Doug Putman Sunrise Records For Your Entertainment

HMV owner Doug Putman bags US music & film retailer for £7.6m

HMV owner Doug Putman has acquired US music, film and pop culture outlet, For Your Entertainment (FYE) for $10 million
The Entertainer expands to India via new deal with Reliance Brands

The Entertainer expands to India via new deal with Reliance Brands

The Entertainer has signed a new deal that will see it enter the Indian market for the first time this year.
Games Workshop half-year profits surge 44%

Games Workshop half-year profits surge 44%

Games Workshop has hailed record sales and profits in its half-year report and was upbeat about its Christmas performance.
HMV says 5 stores at risk of shutting down will now stay open

HMV says 5 stores at risk of shutting down will now stay open

Five HMV stores which had been at risk of closing will now remain open after securing new agreements with landlords.
HMV warns of store closures & job cuts if landlord negotiations unsuccessful

HMV warns of store closures & job cuts if landlord negotiations unsuccessful

HMV has warned of job losses and the closure of up to 10 stores unless it is able to secure new deals with its landlords.

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