UK retail giant Frasers Group saw revenues at its domestic and European operations surging in the half to October. And while its ‘rest of world retail’ division saw a double-digit dip, overall the results looked good.
One way around the problems of product supply issues is to build your own logistics centres. That’s exactly what British Land is doing, planning to turn empty spaces across the UK into urban distribution sites.
The chances of spotting a former Debenhams store site continue to diminish. And the failed UK group’s former department store at the West Orchards Shopping Centre in Coventry will be next to get a new lease of life.
UK property giant British Land has said it has received “encouraging interest” from potential “high-quality” replacements to fill the still-vacant former Debenhams site at its part-owned Meadowhall centre in Sheffield.
Baby and kid-focused retailer Mamas & Papas is to extend its concessions business in Next stores following strong footfall and sales at its new concessions since the UK reopened non-essential stores last month.
With a capacity turnout and the introduction of a first-of-its-kind retail attraction, Meadowhall is in celebration mode. The mall welcomed crowds across the weekend, that saw visitors having to queue to gain entry.