The financial cost of Covid could jump for many non-essential retailers, given a second High Court ruling over rent arrears. Retail group Frasers has been ordered to pay rents accrued since the start of the pandemic.
Value retailer Studio Retail said its new CEO is in place. Paul Kendrick has been appointed to the top post as of now, replacing Phil Maudsley who retired and stepped down as a director of the company at the same time.
Sports Direct has launched a new long-term project and campaign called Equal Play that it said is addressing inequalities in sport with the company creating welcoming spaces where women can discover new sports.
It’s big and it’s playing a big part in Bracknell’s revitalisation. Frasers Group is to become an anchor destination at the £30 million redevelopment of The Lexicon mall in the Berkshire town with a 40,000 sq ft store.
Frasers said on Tuesday it has increased its stake in German luxury fashion house Hugo Boss to 15.2% through stocks and derivatives, part of Ashley's ongoing drive to take the British sportswear retailer upmarket.