Mike Ashley Frasers Group business rates relief

Business rates relief extension “near worthless”, Frasers Group says

Mike Ashley's Frasers Group has called the extension to business rates relief a "near worthless" package that would refrain it from purchasing former Debenhams stores and force a review of its own estate.
Sainsbury’s to forgo business rates relief even after extension granted

Sainsbury’s to forgo business rates relief even after extension granted

Sainsbury’s has announced it would not take advantage of the business rates holiday extension in England after the Chancellor (...)
Wales extends business rates holiday for another 12 months

Wales extends business rates holiday for another 12 months

The Welsh Government has announced an extension of its business rates holiday for another year.
Amazon has officially opened the doors to its first physical store in the UK offering shoppers its flagship “just walk out shopping” system.

Amazon officially opens first Fresh store in the UK offering its pioneering “just walk...

Amazon has officially opened the doors to its first physical store in the UK offering shoppers its flagship “just walk out shopping” system.
Waitrose Laura Burbedge FareShare

Waitrose’s new London fulfilment centre creates 800 jobs

Waitrose has opened its third fulfilment centre in London's Greenford today to expand its online business across the city.
John Lewis Partnership Waitrose shop-in-shops Sharon White concession high street strategy restructure

Will John Lewis’s mini shops in Waitrose help turn it around?

John Lewis Partnership is planning to launch thousands of micro John Lewis stores within Waitrose supermarkets to (...)
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.
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 (...)
Ryman Theo Paphitis rent landlords

Ryman threatens to withhold rent until non-essential retail reopens

Ryman has threatened that it will withhold rent from landlords until non-essential retailers are allowed to reopen.
JD Sports Arcadia Group Boohoo Asos deloitte sale

JD Sports in pole position to acquire Arcadia warehouse

JD Sports has announced it is currently in pole position to acquire Arcadia Group's distribution centre in Daventry, Northants.

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