More details of John Lewis's new strategy have emerged following the announcement last week of a brand-new giant fashion line from the retailer with news that it will link with Kurt Geiger for a deep dive into footwear.
The authority responsible for London's Oxford Street is to discuss how it can move forward after axing plans to pedestrianise part of the giant shopping street as new data shows illegal levels of toxic air in the area.
House of Fraser will live to fight another day. Despite doubts around its CVA plan, creditors voted in favour of it on Friday which means it will now close 31 stores, reducing its size by more than half in the process.
Debenhams said this week that it could dispose of certain assets as it seeks to conserve cash and focus more intensely on fixing its core UK business, with analysts saying profitable Magasin du Nord could be sold.