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Final Debenhams stores shut as chain’s 243-year history ends

Debenhams has shut its doors for the final time in its 243-year history. The historic department store chain has closed its remaining 28 stores across...

Former John Lewis boss Paula Nickolds joins Sainsbury’s

Sainsbury’s has hired the former boss of John Lewis to take charge of its clothing and homeware operations. The supermarket giant said Paula Nickolds will...

Debenhams reveals closing details for final 49 stores

Debenhams has said that its last stores will close on May 15 for the final time as it encouraged shoppers to take advantage of...

John Lewis targets young families with launch of cheaper product range

John Lewis is to launch a new cheaper range of products amid concerns that the department store giant is not widely seen as “good...
John Lewis Closures

John Lewis to permanently shut eight more stores with 1,465 jobs at risk

John Lewis is to shut eight more stores in a move which will put 1,465 jobs at risk. The department store retailer told staff on...

M&S announces proposal to redevelop Marble Arch store

M&S has begun to engage the community on the proposed future redevelopment of one of its two stores on Oxford Street – Marble Arch. Under...

Debenhams to close six stores including Oxford Street

Debenhams has revealed that six of its stores will not reopen, the move will put 320 jobs at risk. Stores in Harrogate, Portsmouth, Staines, Weymouth...

Waitrose and John Lewis encourage nation to ‘Give A Little Love’ in Christmas campaign

Waitrose and John Lewis will today unveil this year’s Christmas advertising campaign, which - inspired by the kindness shown by the British public during the pandemic -...

Selfridges appoints Managing Director

Selfridges & Co have today announced the appointment of Andrew Keith as Managing Director. Andrew Keith has been President of Asia’s premier department store, Lane...

John Lewis further invests in its digital capabilities as customers shift to shopping online

commercetools today announced that the John Lewis Partnership, which owns and operates two of Britain’s best loved retail brands – John Lewis and Waitrose...