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As Arcadia fails, speculation mounts over its future, as do fears for its suppliers

As Arcadia fails, speculation mounts over its future, as do fears for its suppliers

Arcadia is now operating in administration with speculation that Boohoo, Frasers, Next and M&S would be interested in buying parts of it. There are also fears over the knock-on effect on its suppliers.
Fashion
Industry
English stores get green light to open longer for pre-Christmas shopping and beyond

English stores get green light to open longer for pre-Christmas shopping and beyond

In a timely boost for brick & mortar retailers, stores will be able to greatly extend trading hours, not only in the three-week run-up to Christmas, but for the post-festive period into January.
Fashion
Retail

England's retailers await three-week shopping frenzy ​after first fully-digital Black Friday

The end of England’s second lockdown can’t come quick enough for store retailers. As they brace themselves for a three-week pre-Christmas shopping frenzy, they’re already having to play serious catch-up.
Fashion
Retail

Mixed picture for Black Friday sales, fashion and beauty prove popular

Black Friday sales dipped overall, but online orders rose as English shops stayed closed. Meanwhile, it seem that charity was also on people's minds as they shopped.
Fashion
Retail