Record Store Day launches Fill the Gap campaign to support independents

Record Store Day launches Fill the Gap campaign to support independents

Vinyl revival fans create "Fill the Gap" campaign to help independent record stores.
WHSmith manages to raise £166m to beat coronavirus crisis

WHSmith manages to raise £166m to beat coronavirus crisis

WHSmith has raised almost £166 million through a share placing in a bid to shore up its balance sheet.
WHSmith turns to investors for cash injection amid pandemic

WHSmith turns to investors for cash injection amid pandemic

WHSmith is reportedly planning to tap investors to help raise cash through an equity issue in a bid to overcome lockdown.
Coronavirus: Waterstones faces backlash over decision to keep stores open

Coronavirus: Waterstones faces backlash over decision to keep stores open

Waterstones has become the subject of controversy on social media over its decision to keep its high street stores open.
WHSmith warns on coronavirus denting sales by up to £130m

WHSmith warns on coronavirus denting sales by up to £130m

WHSmith said it believes the Covid-19 outbreak could knock up to £130 million off its revenues for the current financial year.
Job numbers & job applications decline in UK retail

Job numbers & job applications decline in UK retail

Employers in the UK retail industry are still showing signs in their hiring efforts.
The Entertainer launches The Big Book Rehoming for World Book Day

The Entertainer launches The Big Book Rehoming for World Book Day

The Entertainer has launched The Big Book Rehoming initiative to aid children from disadvantaged homes who don’t own a book.
Lego plots store expansion amid profit growth

Lego plots store expansion amid profit growth

Lego has posted higher annual profits and will step up investment in shops and online with around 150 new outlets worldwide.
Angels Fancy Dress "priced out" of West End

180-year-old retailer Angels Fancy Dress “priced out” of West End

A 180-year-old West End costume supplier and retailer is leaving the world-famous theatre district after being "priced out".
Waterstones bookseller national living wage Kate Skipper

Waterstones increases staff wage by 6.2%

Waterstones has reportedly said it will increase its colleagues' pay by 6.2 per cent from April 1.

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