Monday, August 20, 2018

House of Fraser paid £1m to landlords to drop legal challenge

House of Fraser paid £1 million to landlords in an out-of-court settlement for them to drop the legal challenge its CVA.

Superdrug to offer Botox and cosmetic procedures in-store

Superdrug is set to offer customers Botox and filler cosmetic procedures in its flagship London store from today.

M&S and Sainsbury’s sign up for disabled accessibility initiative “Purple Tuesday”

Some of the UK’s biggest retail organisations have signed up to “Purple Tuesday”, an initiative designed for disabled shoppers
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Mike Ashley’s plans to make HoF “Harrods of the high street” slated by industry

Mike Ashley’s ambition to turn his newly acquired House of Fraser into a leading luxury department store “isn’t very realistic”.

Homebase to shut 42 stores threatening 1500 jobs

Homebase is due to officially announce its CVA plans later today, set to see dozens of stores close and over 1000 jobs threatened

Mike Ashley looks to keep 80% of House of Fraser stores open

Retail tycoon Mike Ashley has revealed he plans to keep 80 per cent of House of Fraser stores open for business, according to The...
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Capital & Regional reports 1.7% growth in visitors

Against a challenging national backdrop, Capital & Regional reported a 1.7 per cent growth in visitor footfall for the first half of the year. The...

Sainsbury’s to trial cashierless SmartShop technology

Sainsbury’s is set to become the latest big-name retailer to trial cashierless technology in its stores.
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BRC Vacancies Monitor results: “There’s no escaping the fact that retail is changing”

The British Retail Consortium's (BRC) Footfall and Vacancies Monitor with Springboard found footfall fell by 0.8 per cent for July, for a third consecutive...

Poundland launches anti-ageing skincare range

Pro-vitamin B5 miceller cleansing water and collagen anti-ageing day cream aren't the kind of products customers are used to seeing on the shelves of...

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The retail CMO’s guide to Christmas 2018

Things are tough in retail right now. Administrations, Amazon, CX, AI, a weak's a lot. But we’re here to spread some Christmas cheer. The retail...