Activity around the break-up of the Arcadia fashion retail empire is continuing and while the sale of Evans is the only firm development so far, it has emerged that the heavily mortgaged Topshop flagship is up for sale.
Westminster city council has given the green light to a giant development in London's West End. Grosvenor has planning permission for the South Molton Triangle, “a £500m investment connecting Mayfair to Oxford Street”.
John Lewis has released its 2020 Shop Live Look report and it's one that's even more interesting than usual as it shows exactly what consumers have been buying and obsessing over in the weirdest of all shopping years.
Only weeks after England’s November lockdown ended, a big chunk of the country has moved back into strict Covid rules as a new ‘tier 4’ means non-essential stores have again had to close in London and the South East.
World-renowned department store Selfridges has been awarded additional protection for its Oxford Street, London, building. It's one of 423 National Heritage List sites to be added or upgraded on Historic England's list.
As if returning to tier 3 Covid restrictions isn't tough enough. London retailer’s have been dealt an extra blow with the government warning people should not travel into the capital to shop when the restrictions return.
Frasers Group saw lower sales in its first half, as would be expected given that most of its stores were closed for part of the period. But the fall was relatively small and the company’s profits rose.