Thursday, October 17, 2019
Peter Jones mulls Jessops administration

Peter Jones mulls CVA for Jessops

Jessops is reportedly set to call in administrators as its owner, Peter Jones, makes a last-ditch attempt to save it.
Retailers bracing for £173m bill increase from business rates rise

Retailers brace for £137m bill increase from business rates rise

Retailers are bracing for bills to increase over £130m next year after it was confirmed that business rates would rise by 1.7%.

CMA launches investigation into Amazon-Deliveroo tie-up

Amazon’s attempt purchase a stake in the delivery giant Deliveroo is being investigated by competition authorities.
GlobalData Hannah Abdulla online sales

Retailers should “reconsider” options for struggling stores, GlobalData says

Retailers are seeking to embrace the shift in consumer trends as increasing online sales have resulted in bricks-and-mortar store
New business rate law scrapped due to parliament shut down

New business rates law scrapped due to parliament shut down

Legislation aimed at easing pressure on retailers has been scrapped due to the government closing down Parliament.
Mike Shearwood to appeal Clarks unfair dismissal case in High Court

Mike Shearwood takes Clarks dismissal case to the High Court

Former Clarks chief executive Mike Shearwood has a lodged a High Court lawsuit against the footwear giant.
Angling Direct trading update

Angling Direct half-year sales smash £26m

Angling Direct has reported a rise in interim sales and profits and now expects to meet its full-year expectations.
Blacks JD Sports recycling

Blacks to offer discounts to customers who donate

Blacks has become the latest retailer on the UK's high street to launch a recycling initiative.
Worst September retail sales on record

Worst September retail sales on record

British retailers have endured their worst September month since records began in 1995.
Dominic Chappell tax fraud BHS

Dominic Chappell denies £500,000 tax fraud

Dominic Chappell has denied avoiding paying half a billion pounds in tax.

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