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‘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 Ready to Pluck Topshop Sister Brands From Defunct Arcadia Group

After buying Debenhams' assets earlier in the week, Boohoo is preparing to swoop on Dorothy Perkins, Wallis…

Boohoo Snaps Up Debenhams Brand, Website — but Not the Physical Stores

The pure-play online giant has made a habit of buying struggling British high street retailers at knockdown…

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…

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…

U.K. Mall Operator Intu in Administration

Ravaged by store closures, late rent payments and COVID-19 lockdown measures, the troubled company has been…

Victoria’s Secret U.K. Explores Refinancing Options, Possible Sale

Parent company L Brands files for credit protection in the U.K., a move that will impact the lingerie…

Debenhams Files for Administration, Liquidates Irish Business

The company, which was forced to close its stores due to COVID-19, is seeking bankruptcy protection.

British Government, Retailers Look to Control COVID-19 Damage

The British government has pledged 750 million pounds to charities, while businesses are moving to mitigate…

British Retailer Debenhams to Seek Protection From Creditors

The retailer said the move is a result of the COVID-19 lockdown measures, and that it plans to resume trading…

What to Watch: Can Beauty Save the British High Street?

Retailers of all kinds are putting beauty at the top of their retail strategies.

Debenhams Appoints Stefaan Vansteenkiste as Chief Executive Officer

Debenhams names new ceo as chairman Terry Duddy steps down.

The British Beauty Council Quantifies the Value of the Beauty Industry in Its Latest Report

Last year alone, the industry generated 27.2 billion pounds in consumer spending.

Debenhams’ New Beauty Strategy at Forefront of Restructuring Plans

The department store will roll out its new "lab" space concepts across 20 medium-sized stores by the end of…