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Tesco swung the axe on dozens of stores this week, but the question is already being asked whether more closures can be expected.
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John Lewis sales rose 3% for the week ending January 24 as shoppers rushed to snap up items in the retailer’s new spring and summer range.
Fashion giant Gap has swung the axe on one of its most senior positions as the retailer attempts to revive falling sales.
JD Sports has decided to shutter its recently launched 11-store menswear fascia Open and will focus on its sports offer.
Marks & Spencer has poached Next’s head of menswear design Simon Hawksworth to fill the position left vacant by Tony O’Connor’s departure.
Clothing retailers have bounced back in January after recording their strongest monthly rise in sales for almost two years.
Gap has axed its creative director Rebekka Bay, pulled the plug on its Piperlime brand, seen sales slip and appears to be perpetually on Sale.
Retail Week’s cartoonist Patrick Blower’s take on Arcadia boss Philip Green looking for prospective buyers of fashion retailer BHS.
The failure of menswear retailer Open shows that it’s not just the multi-brand young fashion sector that faces challenges.
Black Friday’s high-profile promotion caused logistics chaos for some retailers but presents undeniable opportunities for others.