Following their store debut on Carnaby Street, the Rolling Stones have unveiled a global e-commerce shop equipped with a 360° virtual experience “so customers can shop inside the store from anywhere in the world”.
It’s an accident waiting to happen. Add the UK’s national lockdowns to the upcoming Black Friday trading extravaganza and you have a recipe for disaster “creating an £8.29 billion monster”, according to ParcelHero.
In a bid to make the most of final Christmas week trading, Marks & Spencer will extend opening hours to midnight for 400 of its UK stores. The retail giant is also calling for Sunday trading hours to be extended.
Just when you thought UK retail confidence couldn't get any worse. Further worrying news emerged Friday that consumer confidence fell again and concerns over personal finances for 2021 dipped further, according to GfK.
The 30-year-old Wheatsheaf Shopping Centre in Rochdale is set to close forever once the current English lockdown comes to an end, with MCR Property Group drawing a line under its three years operating the mall.