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It’s unclear whether BHS will honour vouchers that shoppers may be holding
Toilet rolls, chocolate biscuits and orange juice were among the products that have shrunk in size, meaning customers are paying more for less
“Our priority is fixing clothing,” Steve Rowe said.
In January high-street sales rose 0.2 per cent – the first increase for two and a half years
The US clothing giant is the latest household name to face questions over its ‘opaque’ accounts
Renting clothes rather than buying them outright 'could soon become a normal part of the British high street'
Supermarket giant defies all expectations by recording first festive sales rise for four years
Sainsbury's sales were down 0.4 per cent in the three months to January 9 compared to the same period a year earlier
Despite the improvements, the supermarket's chief executive David Potts said a further seven stores would close, in addition to the 20 shut last year
The supermarket giant is desperate to find a way to encourage shoppers away from the discounters Aldi and Lidl
The holiday season can be a nightmare for retail workers
Tesco accounts for 27 per cent of supermarket spend in the run up to the Christmas period
Gordon Brown to advise top investment firm; Black Friday fails to deliver for retailers; LeBron James signs lifetime Nike deal
Outlook: Investors are reminded of the sad stories of Woolworths, Littlewoods and other departed general retailers of yore