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February 2019 articles

Johnson & Johnson’s share price fell today after it was revealed the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) are investigating [...]

21 February

Doug Putman’s store reopening spree continued this morning after the new HMV owner struck a deal with landlords to resume service [...]

21 February

The government must seriously consider an online sales tax and change unfair business rates as the high street faces an “increasingly [...]

20 February

Activist investor Cat Rock Capital said today that it has the backing of fellow shareholders after calling for Just Eat to merge, [...]

20 February

Iceland is set to reveal a decline in underlying sales over the festive period after its controversial Christmas advert failed [...]

20 February

Sainsbury's suffered a 15 per cent drop in its share price this morning after the grocer's £12bn proposed merger with Asda was [...]

20 February

Laura Ashley has warned its full-year performance will fall short of market expectations after posting a drop in sales for its [...]

20 February

Should we charge clothing brands for the cost of recycling to combat the environmental impact of fast fashion? [...]

20 February

Asda today reported a slowdown in sales growth in the fourth quarter as it waits for the green light over its planned merger [...]

19 February

HMV has reopened its fifth store earmarked for closure today, as new owner Doug Putman continues his run of rental renegotiations [...]

19 February

Lloyds Banking Group and Visa are piloting a scheme to pay retailers that offer cashback to customers, amid fears for rural [...]

19 February

Investment in retail property tumbled by several billion pounds last year, as owners of high street stores, retail parks and [...]

19 February

Karl Lagerfeld, the designer of haute-couture, died today aged 85, according to reports. [...]

19 February

An influential group of MPs has called for a 1p tax on new clothes in a bid to tackle consumer waste within the fashion industry. [...]

19 February

First, it was Marks & Spencer’s cauliflower steak. Then it was Gregg’s vegan sausage rolls. Now, just when you thought [...]

19 February