Travel company Tui is set to shut 166 High Street stores in the UK and Ireland, affecting up to 900 jobs. The UK’s largest tour operator said it hoped to keep on 630 workers in a mix of sales and home-working roles and in remaining stores. The decision was made […]

Debenhams shoppers Fashion retailer Boohoo has bought the Debenhams brand and website for £55m. However, it will not take on any of the firm’s remaining 118 High Street stores or its workforce. Boohoo said it was a “transformational deal” and a “huge step”. But the deal means that up to […]

Lancaster Shops Late, a once-a-year event where many downtown Lancaster businesses remain open after normal store hours, will take place this evening.   About 30 businesses will participate in the event, where stores will be open from 5 p.m. to 9 p.m. or later. This year’s event is particularly important as businesses struggle due to the pandemic.  One business that will be participating in […]

The Daily Beast Ex-Overstock CEO Says He’s Put Together an ‘Army of Various Odd People’ to Save Trump Former CEO Patrick Byrne left behind a cloud of confusion when he resigned in 2019 from the internet retailer he’d founded after panicking investors with his bizarre claims that he had […]

CHESTNUT HILL, MA —Black Friday falls on Nov. 27 this year, and while many major retailers are scaling back their hours due to the pandemic, a majority still plan to be open for the unofficial start of the holiday shopping season. Retailers are doing their best to curb crowds amid […]

Clayton Park   | The Daytona Beach News-Journal Black Friday will be different this holiday season COVID-19 necessitates a bit of a change to Black Friday tradition. Here’s how stores are adapting to this year’s global pandemic. DAYTONA BEACH — The holiday shopping season is make or break time for retailers […]

Want to shop small and support independent businesses this Christmas? Then register to shop at Red‘s first virtual Christmas shopping weekend, running from 4 – 6 December. Explore an exclusive virtual marketplace to help connect independent brands with new customers and make shopping small this Christmas even easier. You’ll be […]

After presidential elections every four or eight years, Washington’s gift shops and souvenir stands undergo an overnight transformation. Barack Obama action figures made way for “Make America Great Again” gear in 2016, and now Biden-Harris face masks and T-shirts are pushing MAGA hats to the clearance racks. “Whenever you have […]

A shopper From Thursday 5 November, England will go into lockdown for a second time as the country battles a surge in coronavirus cases. Until 2 December there will be strict curbs on socialising and travel, but also on which shops and businesses can remain open. Which retailers are staying […]