Tag : closures
Amid its radical store-closure programme, Marks & Spencer has opened a new store in Cornwall, and still considers bricks-and-mortar retail “incredibly important”. Can its new approach get the business back on track?
Independent retail suffers significant closuresSubscription
Independent retail saw a net loss of 1,554 stores in the first half of 2018.
The Natural Shoe Store ceases tradingSubscription
Footwear retailer The Natural Shoe Store has closed after 40 years of trading, shuttering its two London stores and website.
House of Fraser in Manchester to closeSubscription
House of Fraser’s Manchester store will close in January.
Exclusive: Bells Shoes to wind down operationsSubscription
Family-run footwear retailer Bells Shoes is winding down its online business, Drapers has learned.
Job losses as Balmoral Knitwear closes Subscription
Ayrshire textiles firm Balmoral Knitwear has been forced to shut its doors after being hit by the rising cost of imported materials.
Industry insiders have stressed that US retailers must differentiate their offerings to succeed in the UK, as young fashion brand American Eagle Outfitters pulls out of the market.
Parisian boutique Colette to closeSubscription
Parisian boutique Colette is closing its doors after 20 years this December.
Brantano UK shutters last store Subscription
Brantano has closed all remaining 69 stores in the UK, resulting in a total of 901 redundancies across the business.