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Debenhams to close more stores with the loss of 300 jobs

Image copyright Getty Images Debenhams is closing another three stores as the retailer grapples with falling High Street sales made worse by the coronavirus lockdown. Stores at Milton Keynes, Watford and the Metrocentre, Gateshead, will not re-open after lockdown restrictions are eased, meaning about 300 job losses. Debenhams said it had failed to agree new rental terms with landlord Intu,… Read more →

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Coronavirus: Big sales expected when clothes stores reopen next month

Image copyright Getty Images Clothes stores are ramping up plans to reopen – and big discounts could be on offer. Some non-essential retailers will be able to begin reopening next month. One of the UK’s biggest fashion retailers, M&S, said: “We are working towards reopening more space from June.” But analyst Richard Lin of Retail Economics said stores “will have… Read more →

Coronavirus: Debenhams to close five stores after lockdown ends

Image copyright AFP Debenhams has confirmed that another five stores will not be re-opening after lockdown restrictions are lifted. The department store chain has struck deals with landlords to keep most of its 142 stores open, after it fell into administration for the second time. But five more stores will not reopen when the government lifts coronavirus restrictions on non-essential… Read more →