As so-called Freedom day approaches on Monday, there’s still a certain amount of nervousness among retailers in England (and their customers) over the ending of the legal requirement to wear face coverings in-store.
One of the the ‘Big Four’ UK supermarket chains, Morrisons, has received an unsolicited bid approach valuing it at £5.5bn. But it has rejected the offer, despite it being above its closing share price as of Friday.
M&S has made two major appointments as Fiona Lambert joins to “lead the repositioning of Jaeger as an independent brand within M&S” and Anna Braithwaite works “to drive changing customer perceptions" of the M&S brand.
The UK’s supermarket clothing retailers will have every right to be concerned following news that supermarkets in Wales have been told not to sell any items of clothing during the country’s new 17-day lockdown.