Deep dive: Retail Darwinism – who will emerge from Covid-19 as retail’s fittest?

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Coronavirus may be hitting retailers across the world indiscriminately but the most powerful – those with the strongest financial footing, robust business models and omnipresent appeal – will emerge in a far better position than the rest.

Retail Week delves into which businesses – both on a global scale and in the UK – will lead the pack, what their position of power will enable them to do and what this all means for the future of retail.

Laura Ashley. Debenhams. BrightHouse. Cath Kidston. Oasis and Warehouse. The list of retailers that have tumbled into administration since the coronavirus crisis gripped the UK is stacking up – and is likely to grow further in the coming weeks and months.

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