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As John Lewis celebrates 150 years since the first store opened on London’s Oxford Street, Retail Week dips into the archives.
Retail news round-up on April 25, 2014: Boots launches European website, B&M to refinance £585m of loans before IPO, Burberry launches on Alibaba, Scotmid operating profits plunges, Labour eyes cutting ties with Co-op Bank and more.
Boots has launched its European website as it aims to take sales from British Boots fans located overseas.
Footfall across the long Easter weekend fell by double digits year on year despite brighter weather.
TV shopping channel Sit-Up, which operates Price Drop and Bid TV, has collapsed into administration just a month after it secured a CVA.
Retail news round-up on April 17, 2014: High street enjoys strongest rise in footfall for almost a year, Joules launches into eyewear with ‘extensive’ range, Harvey Nichols launches new e-commerce website
UK retail sales fell 1.7% on a like-for-like basis in March, as the later timing of Easter distorted figures, according to BRC-KPMG.
Retail Week finds out what Boots has been doing in America following its tie-up with US drugstore Walgreens as it rolls out its beauty offer in New York.
The time when all of our high streets looked the same may be at an end, but there are still some die-hards.
Seeing the rows of No7 products in a store in Wall Street, New York shows how significant the 2012 Boots and Walgreens deal was.