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  • Jack wills and mike ashley

    Frasers Group closes further Jack Wills storesSubscription

    News16 January 2020

    Frasers Group has announced the closure of a further six Jack Wills stores, after its acquisition of the lifestyle brand last August. 

  • Forever sewing next online

    Forever Sewing launches with NextSubscription

    News15 January 2020

    Personalised loungewear company Forever Sewing is now available via Next’s ecommerce site.

  • Jack, richard and isaac benson guide london menswear

    The menswear brand banking on independentsSubscription

    The Drapers Interview15 January 2020

    Guide London has taken an independent approach to business to withstand the troubles of a shrinking high street. 

  • beales

    £1m business rates overpayment for BealesSubscription

    News15 January 2020

    Department store Beales, currently at risk of administration, is estimated to have overpaid £1.06m in business rate since 2017. 

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    Christmas footfall up at Icon OutletSubscription

    News15 January 2020

    Footfall for the Christmas period grew by almost 40% at The O2’s Icon Outlet with strong performance across all stores. 

  • Jojo maman bebe 003

    Christmas boosts JoJo Maman Bébé online salesSubscription

    News15 January 2020

    Online Christmas sales at JoJo Maman Bébé grew 24% for the four weeks to 12 January compared to the previous year.

  • opening ceremony website home page

    Opening Ceremony to close all storesSubscription

    News15 January 2020

    Less than 24 hours after being acquired by Farfetch-owned platform New Guards Group, Opening Ceremony has announced it will close all stores by the end of 2020. 

  • Jigsaw westfield

    Retailers take action on propertySubscription

    News15 January 2020

    Retailers are seizing the opportunity to take “decisive action” on their property portfolios in 2020, say experts, as restructurings and company voluntary arrangements continue to put downward pressure on rents.

  • Quiz AW19

    'Disappointing' Christmas for QuizSubscription

    News15 January 2020

    Group revenue dropped 9.3% at Quiz Clothing for the seven weeks to 4 January, even after it reported “being pleased” with sales across the Black Friday week. 

  • Dominic chappell

    Chappell ordered to pay £9.5m into BHS pension schemesSubscription

    News14 January 2020

    Dominic Chappell, founder of Retail Acquisitions, which bought BHS for £1 in 2015, has been ordered to pay £9.5m into its pension schemes.