Thursday, March 4, 2021
BRC-Nielsen Shop Price Index shop prices

Shop prices slide in February as lockdown impacts demand

New research has found that shop prices continued to fall throughout February, reaching the lowest rate of deflation since May 2020.
Chris Brook Carter RetailTRUST comment opinionOur people are the retail sector’s most valuable asset

COMMENT: Our people are the retail sector’s most valuable asset

In light of the Covid-19 crisis, it is clear that RetailTrust's support has never been needed more. CEO Chris Brook Carter explains why.
Northern Ireland confirms phased lockdown exit plan

Northern Ireland confirms phased lockdown exit plan

Ministers in Northern Ireland's devolved administration have agreed a phased plan for taking the country out of lockdown.
French Connection launches formal sale process

French Connection launches formal sale process

French Connection has said it is launching a formal sale process after receiving takeover interest, but told investors a (...)
Travis Perkins withholds dividend payments & restarts Wickes spin-off

Travis Perkins withholds dividend payments again & restarts Wickes spin-off

Travis Perkins has withheld its dividend to shareholders after it took government support last year, it announced today.
Hotel Chocolat vows to reopen all 125 stores despite online surge

Hotel Chocolat vows to reopen all 125 stores despite online surge

The chief executive of Hotel Chocolat has said all 125 stores will reopen once Covid-19 restrictions are eased and that there (...)
Brits spend £15.2bn extra on groceries over past year

Brits spend £15.2bn extra on groceries over past year

Brits spent £15.2 billion more on groceries during the pandemic as various restrictions over the past year forced the closure of (...)
Amazon’s first physical UK store will be an Amazon Fresh supermarket not a high-tech automated Go store, newly revealed documents suggest.

UK’s first Amazon Go store will actually be an Amazon Fresh according to new...

Amazon’s first physical UK store will be an Amazon Fresh supermarket not a high-tech automated Go store, newly revealed documents suggest.
Ebay is being forced to offload its “primary classifieds operations in the UK” in order for its $9.2 billion merger to go ahead.

Gumtree UK, Shpock and Motors.co.uk to be sold to push through Ebay’s $9.2bn merger

Ebay is being forced to offload its “primary classifieds operations in the UK” in order for its $9.2 billion merger to go ahead.
Boohoo could be banned from the US following widespread allegations of “modern slavery enforced labour” in its supply chain.

Boohoo could be banned from the US as “modern slavery” allegations continue

Boohoo could be banned from the US following widespread allegations of “modern slavery enforced labour” in its supply chain.

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