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Retailers call for ‘urgent government action’ to save a high street in strife

Retailers are calling for urgent government action to help high streets in their struggle for footfall and sales as new data reveals that the number of shops, pubs and restaurants closing is rising at the fastest rate in ten years. According to the research, around 16 stores closed their doors …

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“The outpouring of local emotion has been astonishing”: Rachel Lowe on the last days of Portsmouth’s U-Need-Us

Growing up, much of the renowned board game and puzzle designer Rachel Lowe’s childhood was set to the backdrop of Portsmouth’s U-Need-Us joke and toy shop. Some years later, Lowe found herself to be one of the 96 year old shop’s best-loved suppliers. This month, U-Need-Us closed its doors for …

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‘2019 will be the year of the independent retailers’

Following reports of a ‘phenomenal Christmas’ across the nation among many of the UK’s independent toy retailers, confidence is high that more power will now pass on to these pillars of community for the year ahead

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Debenhams isn’t working on a CVA but store closures are coming

The company chairman, Sir Ian Cheshire has released a statement following reports that Debenhams was working with advisory firm KPMG on a company voluntary arrangement to enable it to exit unwanted properties and negotiate rent cuts across groups of stores.

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