Thursday, January 21, 2021
Retail 2020 covid-19 pandemic lockdown acquisition

2020: The (unforgiving) year that was

It's no secret that 2020 was an unforgiving year. Covid-19 presented challenges that retailers had never before anticipated.
Shaftesbury books £699m loss as virus hits valuations

Shaftesbury swings to £699m full-year loss as Covid-19 pandemic hits valuations

Shaftesbury has plummeted to a full-year loss of £699 million after the Covid-19 pandemic battered rental income (...)
Frasers Group to open brand new multi-brand fascia in Birmingham city centre

Frasers Group to open brand new multi-brand fascia in Birmingham city centre

Frasers Group has unveiled plans to open a 60,000sq ft multi-brand flagship store in Birmingham city centre, as part (...)
Non-essential retail reopens as Northern Ireland & parts of Scotland exit lockdown

Non-essential retail reopens as Northern Ireland & parts of Scotland exit lockdown

Shoppers are being urged to adhere to government guidance as non-essential retail reopens across Northern Ireland (...)
Retailers hit by Covid-19 given one last extension to eviction ban

Retailers hit by Covid-19 given one last extension to eviction ban

Retailers and other businesses hit by the coronavirus pandemic will be protected from eviction until the end of March (...)
Hammerson Mark Bourgeois

Hammerson’s build-to-rent scheme for Leicester to provide over 300 homes

Hammerson has announced a new build-to-rent residential scheme for Leicester City Centre, which will see over 300 new homes being built for locals.
Tesco CP Retail Development Company Ken Murphy

Tesco finalises £8bn sale of Asia business

Tesco is set to complete the £8 billion sale of its Thai and Malaysian business to buyer CP Retail Development Company.
AO World opens new outlet store in Bolton

AO World opens new outlet store in Bolton

Online electricals retailer AO World has opened a new and improved outlet store on St Helens Road in Bolton.
The Crown Estate Regent Street Dan Labbad

Regent Street owner The Crown Estate hit by string of administrations

The Crown Estate, which owns the whole of London’s Regent Street and around half of St James’s, has been affected by a string of company collapses.
Chancellor urged to use £2bn business rates windfall to help embattled retailers

Chancellor urged to use £2bn business rates windfall to help embattled retailers

Chancellor Rishi Sunak has been urged to use the almost £2 billion worth of business rates relief paid back by essential retailers (...)

Feature Resource

How An Online B2B Marketplace Can Turn Your Post-Holiday Surplus And...

The acceleration of e-commerce in 2020 created a huge opportunity for consumers to facilitate their holiday purchases, but now we are in the midst...