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Timpson warns some retail chains won't survive lockdown
High street shopping
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Timpson warns some retail chains won't survive lockdown

Key-cutting boss says the high street will be ‘somewhat different’ after coronavirus
28 Apr 2020
Will John Lewis close some stores permanently?
John Lewis on Oxford Street
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Will John Lewis close some stores permanently?

Sources suggest not all of the chain’s department stores will reopen after coronavirus lockdown is lifted
27 Apr 2020
Carluccio’s and BrightHouse collapse as coronavirus bites
Antonio Carluccio
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Carluccio’s and BrightHouse collapse as coronavirus bites

Outbreak the ‘final nail in the coffin’ for both brands
31 Mar 2020
What happened to Beales?
Beales
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What happened to Beales?

The 139-year-old department store chain is latest victim of crisis gripping Britain’s high streets
20 Jan 2020
Greggs paying £7m in bonuses following vegan sausage success
Greggs vegan sausage roll
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Greggs paying £7m in bonuses following vegan sausage success

Bakery chain staff rewarded as meat-free pastry sales pad out profits
8 Jan 2020
High street sales recover ahead of Christmas
Consumers on Nottingham high street
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High street sales recover ahead of Christmas

CBI data reports an end to six months of falling sales
26 Nov 2019
How Greggs is bucking the high street gloom
Greggs
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How Greggs is bucking the high street gloom

Vegan sausage roll and demand for affordable food boosts chain
12 Nov 2019

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What is driving the collapse of high street shops?
Mothercare
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What is driving the collapse of high street shops?

An average of 16 shops closed each day in the first half of 2019
7 Nov 2019
Mothercare: where did it all go wrong?
Mothercare
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Mothercare: where did it all go wrong?

Thousands of jobs at risk as maternity retailer appoints administrators
4 Nov 2019
High street footfall down 10% in seven years
High street shopping
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High street footfall down 10% in seven years

Rise of both online shopping and business rates blamed for falling numbers
15 Oct 2019
Sales surge dampens fear of UK recession
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Sales surge dampens fear of UK recession

Even department stores saw an increase in sales last month as consumers appear unfazed by Brexit uncertainty
16 Aug 2019
How Jamie Oliver’s restaurant empire collapsed
Jamie Oliver
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How Jamie Oliver’s restaurant empire collapsed

The Essex-born chef thanks staff and customers as 25 of his eateries face closure
21 May 2019
Marks & Spencer agrees £750m food delivery tie-up with Ocado
Marks & Spencer
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Marks & Spencer agrees £750m food delivery tie-up with Ocado

The high-street retailer is replacing Waitrose as grocery supplier for online service
27 Feb 2019
Can Debenhams survive?
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Can Debenhams survive?

Struggling department store group secures £40m credit line to pave way for restructuring
12 Feb 2019
Scottish shopping centre cheaper than average London home
Postings
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Scottish shopping centre cheaper than average London home

The Postings mall in Kirkcaldy went up for auction with reserve of just £1 as retail crisis takes toll
6 Feb 2019
Could ‘Amazon tax’ save struggling high street retailers?
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Could ‘Amazon tax’ save struggling high street retailers?

Labour considering move to level the playing field between online retailers and brick-and-mortar shops
14 Jan 2019
‘Worst Christmas in a decade’ for high-street shops
High Street - WD
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‘Worst Christmas in a decade’ for high-street shops

Newly released figures show like-for-like sales fell by 0.7% from previous December
10 Jan 2019
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