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Shop prices continue to fall as lockdown leads to heavy discounting

Shop prices continued to fall in March as the third consecutive month of lockdown led many retailers into heavy discounting, figures show. Overall prices fell...

Burberry boss quits £2.3m-a-year job to return to Italy

Marco Gobbetti has quit as chief executive of luxury fashion brand Burberry after nearly five years in the job. The boss, who replaced Christopher Bailey...

Westfield celebrates the capital’s side hustle heroes

In support of the capital’s creatives thriving through the pandemic, Westfield London and Westfield Stratford City are hosting social media brands that originated as...

New car sales up 11.5% in March

Demand for new cars grew by 11.5% last month compared with March 2020, new figures show. Some 283,964 new cars were registered in the UK...
Egg-free cake retailer Cake Box has unveiled its latest results (Cake Box/PA)

Cake Box eyes 52 new stores as sales rise despite lockdowns

Cake Box has said it is eyeing the opening of 52 new shops as it expects to deliver a jump in sales for the...

N Brown hopes Amanda Holden and Davina McCall can bring sparkle to brands

Retailer N Brown has leaned heavily on its core brands in the last few months as the business signed up Amanda Holden and Davina...

First look: BOSS x Russell Athletic team up

BOSS is teaming up with iconic American brand Russell Athletic to create a capsule collection of bold casualwear for a new generation. Inspired by...

Klarna introduces redesigned app to meet shifting expectations

Klarna has announced the launch of its newly redesigned App, elevating the shopping experience for its millions of users across the UK with a...

Good chance ‘one-metre plus’ rule can be ditched on June 21, says Johnson

There is a “good chance” the one-metre plus rule for social distancing can be ditched next month, Boris Johnson said. The final decision on whether...

Lidl stopped from selling own brand gin in copycat bottle row with Hendrick’s

Lidl has been forced to temporarily stop selling a version of one of its own brand gins after being sued by the makers of...