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Courier firm Yodel has suspended collections from distribution hubs after an unprecedented surge in demand following Black Friday.
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High-end lingerie retailer Rigby & Peller will open its tenth UK store on Saturday with a boutique in St John’s Wood in London.
Retailers are banking on a last-minute shopper rush for seasonal success after Black Friday disrupted shopping patterns in the golden quarter.
Troubled fashion etailer My-Wardrobe has stopped trading and has sold its domain name to Net-a-Porter for an undisclosed sum.
Monsoon Accessorize is using data from in-store and online transactions to send customers more targeted emails.
MySale chief executive Carl Jackson is interested in buying shares worth up to £3m in the troubled etailer.
Last week Primark opened its second store in Belgium, one with a much higher profile than the first owing to its location in Brussels.
Christmas spend is set to peak on December 23, with retailers expected to rake in £1.3bn in sales, according to Visa.
Unfettered greed and short-termism are endemic to the retail property market across London, and the outcome is moribund empty shops.
Bonmarché first-half profits and sales surged as it kept focused on its core customers despite being hit by warm autumn weather.