Hamleys to cut more than 25% of staff

Hamleys to cut more than 25% of staff

Hamleys to cut 60 of its 208 staff. Redundancies come as historic toy store feels the hit of lockdown London on tourist trade.
PwC resigns as Boohoo auditor

PwC resigns as Boohoo auditor

PwC exits Boohoo as auditor after six years. Fast fashion retailer says it is now on the hunt for a replacement.
Pandemic causes a record 11,000 shops to close in 2020

Pandemic causes a record 11,000 shops to close in 2020

Total net loss of 6,001 stores in 2020, double the rate of closures in 2019, with York, Durham and Corby worst-hit areas.
BRC calls for early start to Christmas as Oxford St reveals early lights switch-on

BRC calls for early start to Christmas as Oxford St plans to turn on...

BRC launches nationwide 'Shop early, start wrapping, enjoy Christmas' campaign.
Hammerson reveals only one third of tenants paid rent for Q4

Hammerson reveals only one third of tenants paid rent for Q4

Shopping centre giant Hammerson said just 38 per cent of its UK tenants had paid rent for the final quarter of the year.
Superdry CFO steps down after a year

Superdry CFO steps down after just over a year

Superdry announces immediate departure of chief financial officer. Nick Gresham had been at business for just over a year.
Edinburgh Woollen Mill Philip Day administration

Edinburgh Woollen Mill Group to shutter over 50 stores as landlords reject proposals

Edinburgh Woollen Mill Group (EWM) landlords have reportedly criticised the administration proposals outlined by..
Shopworkers facing abuse from revellers leaving pubs at 10pm – union

Shopworkers facing abuse from revellers leaving pubs at 10pm – union

Around half of all retail shopworkers have suffered abuse and anti-social behaviour as a result of the 10pm curfew.
UK retail exempt from new lockdown measures

Retailers exempt from new lockdown measures

Retailers will not be forced to close under new three-tier system.
BRC - KPMG Sales Monitor: “Resilience of British retailers has been nothing shy of remarkable”

BRC – KPMG Sales Monitor: September retail sales up 6.1%

“Resilience of British retailers has been nothing shy of remarkable” says KPMG head of retail.

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