Debenhams

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Marks & Spencer in Huddersfield, Yorkshire: over 1,000 jobs   are at risk as the retailer announced its latest round of store closures as part of a drastic transformation plan. Photograph: Danny Lawson/PA Wire

For more than 100 years, there’s been a Marks & Spencer in Hull city centre, one of the high street retailer’s oldest locations. Soon, however, l(...)

The chief executive of the Sports Direct Group, Mike Ashley, giving evidence before a UK house of commons committee in December. Photograph: PA Wire

In case there was any doubt, Mike Ashley (inset) made clear this week that it is he who is the Debenhams puppetmaster. On Thursday, the bullish busi(...)

In the UK Debenhams stock tumble  following the removal of the retailer’s  chief executive by Mike Ashley. Photograph: Reuters/Simon Dawson/File Photo

European shares edged higher on Friday after hitting one-month highs as investors’ appetite for buying assets considered risky remained firm, despite (...)

Mike Ashley, billionaire and founder of Sports Direct International, holds a 29 per cent stake in Debenhams.

Shareholders ousted Debenhams’ chairman and its chief executive officer from the board in a coup engineered by billionaire Mike Ashley after the troub(...)

Tesco bucked the UK trend in its sector with higher UK like-for-like sales over Christmas. Photograph: Reuters

European shares closed higher on Thursday as investors shrugged off concerns about the car-making and retail sectors. The pan-European Stoxx 600 inde(...)

The British Retail Consortium (BRC) said its members reported zero year-on-year total sales growth in December

British retailers endured their worst Christmas since the depths of the financial crisis a decade ago as cautious customers forced high street stores (...)

Debenhams said the changes it was making were working, with digital sales improving and trading in newly designed stores outperforming the rest of the chain

Department store group Debenhams is in talks with lenders and looking to bring in new sources of funding as it battles for survival following another (...)

The filling in Greggs’ new vegan sausage roll is made out of the company’s own bespoke Quorn filling. Photograph:  Christopher Furlong/Getty Images

Britain’s hard-pressed retailers are queuing up to deliver news of how they fared over the festive season, culminating in “Super Thursday” tomorrow, b(...)

Shoppers outside a Next store during thevsales on Oxford Street in central London. Photograph: Henry Nicholls/Reuters

British clothing retailer Next reported a 1 per cent rise in sales in the run-up to Christmas in line with its own expectations, confounding fears of (...)

John Lewis’s flagship store in Oxford Street, London. Photograph: iStock

John Lewis has offered a glimmer of hope to the gloom pervading the UK high street after reporting strong sales figures for the Christmas trading peri(...)

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