Westfield London is hoping its £600m expansion will attract a record number of visitors this summer as it continues its latest phase of openings. Visitors from China and the Middle East are expected to boost sales.
Notonthehighstreet has lost its e-commerce director with Ollie Scheers having moved on after spending less than 18 months in the role. The job is now being shared between existing staff and executives.
May offered up a mixed picture for UK retail with footfall still down, but the decline slowing. Retail parks were buoyant but shopping centres suffering disproportionately, which is bad news for the fashion sector.
UK supermarkets giant Sainsbury’s is gearing up for a future in which digital will become even more important than at present as sales for lines like Tu, Asda's George and the Argos offer increasingly move online.
Struggling Mothercare said Friday that its company voluntary arrangement (CVA) proposals for certain of its subsidiaries had been approved by its creditors. The shares rose despite the firm dropping out of the FTSE100.