John Lewis expects bumper trade in the final days before Christmas as shoppers rush to stores to pick up last-minute gifts.
Department store John Lewis sales continue to climb in the run-up to Christmas as shoppers snap up video games and Star Wars merchandise.
Sports Direct tycoon Mike Ashley has pledged to make the retailer a great employer after criticism of its alleged employment practices.
Retailers in UK train stations enjoyed an increase in festive sales, despite the turbulent wider trading environment.
Footfall dropped across the sector in December, marking the 13th consecutive month of decline.