WHSmith is reportedly planning to tap investors to help raise cash through an equity issue in a bid to overcome lockdown.
Waterstones has become the subject of controversy on social media over its decision to keep its high street stores open.
WHSmith said it believes the Covid-19 outbreak could knock up to £130 million off its revenues for the current financial year.
Employers in the UK retail industry are still showing signs in their hiring efforts.
The Entertainer has launched The Big Book Rehoming initiative to aid children from disadvantaged homes who don’t own a book.
Lego has posted higher annual profits and will step up investment in shops and online with around 150 new outlets worldwide.
A 180-year-old West End costume supplier and retailer is leaving the world-famous theatre district after being "priced out".
Waterstones has reportedly said it will increase its colleagues' pay by 6.2 per cent from April 1.
Even though consumer attitudes are shifting, the appreciation for physical books remains.
Waterstones posts full year results at Companies House. Profit rose 39 per cent in the full year to April 27.