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Ikea Set to Buy Topshop’s Former Oxford Street Flagship

The Swedish furniture brand is set to pay 385 million pounds for the Oxford Street store after Sir Philip…

Highs and Lows on the U.K. High Street as Retailers Return to Business

Uniqlo and Theory are moving into a new space on Regent Street, but some 1,000 job cuts are looming at John…

‘Old Habits Will Return:’ U.K. Businesses Lay Groundwork for Recovery

Even before nonessential retail opened on April 12, businesses were doing deals, rethinking commercial spaces…

A Boohoo Boom: The Online Giant Can’t Stop Buying U.K. Fashion Brands

Boohoo is buying up the U.K. high street and its stable of brands is growing by the week. With millions of…

Boohoo Buys Last of Arcadia Brands: Dorothy Perkins, Wallis and Burton

Just weeks after snapping up the British department store chain Debenhams, Boohoo dipped into its purse once…

Asos, Boohoo and Next: Britain’s New Retail Rulers

Online giants with deep pockets will alter the shape of the British high street as they snap up ailing…

Marks & Spencer Buys Clothing Label Jaeger Out of Administration

M&S will be Jaeger's third owner in five years, and said the deal should be finalized later this month.

What 2020 Taught Fashion About Sustainability and Where to Go From Here

Marketing dollars may push sustainability claims but brands won't go far without consumer trust in their eco…

Australian Retailer Scoops Up Arcadia’s Plus-Size Brand Evans

Evans is the first Arcadia brand to be offloaded after the British group filed for bankruptcy in November.

Debenhams Collapses Hours After Arcadia Files for Bankruptcy

The ailing British department store chain has failed to find a buyer after filing for bankruptcy protection…

Sir Philip Green: A Gambling Man

The tycoon who inhaled and exhaled retail and turned Topshop into one of the high street's hottest names, has…

Talking Topshop: A Timeline of Philip Green’s Adventures in Fashion

The once-mighty Topshop has fallen on hard times, and could have a new owner soon. Here, WWD takes a look at…

Ted Baker Flies British Flag With Collection Made in London, Leicester

The collection coincides with the arrival of Anthony Cuthbertson as global creative director, a new role.

Landlords Worldwide Approve AllSaints Retail Restructuring

The British retailer had been looking to strike a deal with its landlords to prevent store closures on both…

Arcadia Bosses Take Pay Cut, Furlough Staff as COVID-19 Bites

The group chief executive officer Ian Grabiner has elected to receive no salary or benefits until further…