John Lewis has big plans to increase its fashion sales and is to add 100 new third-party fashion brands to its line-up over the next year as labels supply their products directly on johnlewis.com for the first time.
It’s big and it’s playing a big part in Bracknell’s revitalisation. Frasers Group is to become an anchor destination at the £30 million redevelopment of The Lexicon mall in the Berkshire town with a 40,000 sq ft store.
Crisis-hit Moss Bros has launched a CVA proposal as it works towards restructuring its fixed cost base on the back of the Covid crisis and a second wave of lockdowns that have “severely impacted” its trading.
Moss Bros is mulling closing stores as the men’s formalwear specialist deals not only with the aftermath of the lockdown that hurt retailers generally, but the cancellation of many events on which its business depends.
Springfields Outlet and Leisure in Lincolnshire has said that while footfall and overall spend remain lower year-on-year, average transactional spend is up in double-digits and many reopened stores are booming.