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List of UK retailers’ trading status from Coronavirus (COVID-19)

What UK retailers are open, closed, online only or have ceased trading

Which UK retailers are open, closed, online only or partially open from COVID-19

Retail Economics provides updates on major UK retailers and their trading status in response to coronavirus (COVID-19).

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Retailer Sector Channel Essential Stores Online Comments Last Updated
AldiFood and GroceryMultichannelEssentialOpenOpen See comments 09/04/2020
All SaintsApparelMultichannelNon-essentialClosedOpen See comments 09/04/2020
AmazonMulti-categoryOnlineEssentialNo in-store salesOpen See comments 09/04/2020
Ann SummersApparelMultichannelNon-essentialClosedOpen See comments 09/04/2020
AO.comElectricalsOnlineNon-essentialNo in-store salesOpen See comments 10/04/2020
AppleElectricalsMultichannelNon-essentialClosedOpen See comments 09/04/2020
Argos (Sainsbury's)Multi-categoryMultichannelNon-essentialClosedOpen See comments 09/04/2020
AsdaFood and GroceryMultichannelEssentialOpenOpen See comments 09/04/2020
AsosApparelOnlineNon-essentialNo in-store salesOpen See comments 09/04/2020
B&MMulti-categoryStore onlyEssentialOpenNo online sales See comments 09/04/2020
B&Q (Kingfisher)DIY and GardeningMultichannelEssentialOpenOpen See comments 29/04/2020
Bathstore.com (Homebase)Home and Furniture and FlooringMultichannelNon-essentialClosedOpen See comments 09/04/2020
Better BathroomsHome and Furniture and FlooringOnlineNon-essentialNo in-store salesOpen See comments 09/04/2020
BirchboxHealth and BeautyOnlineNon-essentialNo in-store salesOpen See comments 09/04/2020
BodenApparelMultichannelNon-essentialClosedOpen See comments 09/04/2020
Boohoo.comApparelOnlineNon-essentialNo in-store salesOpen See comments 09/04/2020
BoothsFood and GroceryStore onlyEssentialOpenNo online sales See comments 09/04/2020
Boots (Walgreens Boots Alliance)Health and BeautyMultichannelEssentialOpenOpen See comments 09/04/2020
Boux AvenueApparelMultichannelNon-essentialClosedOpen See comments 09/04/2020
BravissimoApparelMultichannelNon-essentialClosedOpen See comments 09/04/2020
BurberryApparelMultichannelNon-essentialClosedOpen See comments 09/04/2020
Card FactoryOther Non-FoodMultichannelNon-essentialClosedOpen See comments 09/04/2020
CarpetrightHome and Furniture and FlooringMultichannelNon-essentialClosedOpen See comments 09/04/2020
Cath KidstonMulti-categoryMultichannelNon-essentialAdministrationAdministration See comments 09/04/2020
Charles TyrwhittApparelMultichannelNon-essentialClosedOpen See comments 09/04/2020
Claire's ApparelMultichannelNon-essentialClosedOpen See comments 09/04/2020
ClarksApparelMultichannelNon-essentialClosedOpen See comments 09/04/2020
DebenhamsMulti-categoryMultichannelNon-essentialAdministrationAdministration See comments 09/04/2020
DFSHome and Furniture and FlooringMultichannelNon-essentialClosedOpen See comments 09/04/2020
Dixons CarphoneElectricalsMultichannelNon-essentialClosedOpen See comments 09/04/2020
DreamsHome and Furniture and FlooringMultichannelNon-essentialClosedOpen See comments 09/04/2020
DuneApparelMultichannelNon-essentialClosedOpen See comments 09/04/2020
DunelmHome and Furniture and FlooringMultichannelNon-essentialClosedOpen See comments 16/04/2020
eBayMulti-categoryOnlineNon-essentialNo in-store salesOpen See comments 09/04/2020
Evans Cycles (Frasers Group)Other Non-FoodMultichannelEssentialOpenOpen See comments 07/05/2020
Eve SleepHome and Furniture and FlooringOnlineNon-essentialNo in-store salesOpen See comments 09/04/2020
FarfetchApparelOnlineNon-essentialNo in-store salesOpen See comments 09/04/2020
Fat FaceApparelMultichannelNon-essentialClosedOpen See comments 09/04/2020
FeelUniqueHealth and BeautyOnlineNon-essentialNo in-store salesOpen See comments 09/04/2020
FenwickApparelMultichannelNon-essentialClosedOpen See comments 15/04/2020
Flying Tiger CopenhagenMulti-categoryStore onlyNon-essentialClosedNo online sales See comments 09/04/2020
FootasylumApparelMultichannelNon-essentialClosedOpen See comments 09/04/2020
Fortnum & MasonMulti-categoryMultichannelNon-essentialClosedOpen See comments 09/04/2020
French ConnectionApparelMultichannelNon-essentialClosedOpen See comments 09/04/2020
Furniture VillageHome and Furniture and FlooringMultichannelNon-essentialClosedOpen See comments 09/04/2020
Game (Frasers Group)ElectricalsMultichannelNon-essentialClosedOpen See comments 09/04/2020
GapApparelMultichannelNon-essentialClosedOpen See comments 09/04/2020
Go Outdoors (JD Sports)Other Non-FoodMultichannelNon-essentialClosedOpen See comments 09/04/2020
GymsharkApparelOnlineNon-essentialNo in-store salesOpen See comments 09/04/2020
H&MApparelMultichannelNon-essentialClosedOpen See comments 09/04/2020
HalfordsOther Non-FoodMultichannelEssentialPartially OpenOpen See comments 04/05/2020
HamleysOther Non-FoodMultichannelNon-essentialClosedOpen See comments 09/04/2020
HarrodsMulti-categoryMultichannelNon-essentialClosedOpen See comments 09/04/2020
Harvey NicholsMulti-categoryMultichannelNon-essentialClosedOpen See comments 09/04/2020
HMVElectricalsMultichannelNon-essentialClosedOpen See comments 09/04/2020
HobbsApparelMultichannelNon-essentialClosedOpen See comments 09/04/2020
HobbycraftOther Non-FoodMultichannelNon-essentialClosedOpen See comments 09/04/2020
Holland & BarrettHealth and BeautyMultichannelEssentialOpenOpen See comments 09/04/2020
Home BargainsHome and Furniture and FlooringMultichannelNon-EssentialOpenOpen See comments 15/04/2020
HomebaseDIY and GardeningMultichannelEssentialOpenVoluntary closed See comments 11/05/2020
Hotel ChocolatFood and GroceryMultichannelNon-essentialClosedOpen See comments 09/04/2020
House of Fraser (Frasers Group)Multi-categoryMultichannelNon-essentialClosedOpen See comments 09/04/2020
IcelandFood and GroceryMultichannelEssentialOpenOpen See comments 09/04/2020
IkeaHome and Furniture and FlooringMultichannelNon-essentialClosedOpen See comments 09/04/2020
JD SportsApparelMultichannelNon-essentialClosedOpen See comments 09/04/2020
John Lewis (John Lewis Partnership)Multi-categoryMultichannelNon-essentialClosedOpen See comments 09/04/2020
JoulesApparelMultichannelNon-essentialClosedOpen See comments 09/04/2020
Kurt GeigerApparelMultichannelNon-essentialClosedOpen See comments 09/04/2020
LakelandOther Non-FoodMultichannelNon-essentialClosedOpen See comments 09/04/2020
Laura AshleyHome and Furniture and FlooringMultichannelNon-essentialAdministrationAdministration See comments 09/04/2020
LibertyMulti-categoryMultichannelNon-essentialClosedOpen See comments 09/04/2020
LidlFood and GroceryStore onlyEssentialOpenNo online sales See comments 09/04/2020
LloydsPharmacyHealth and BeautyMultichannelEssentialOpenOpen See comments 09/04/2020
LoafHome and Furniture and FlooringMultichannelNon-essentialClosedOpen See comments 09/04/2020
LovehoneyOther Non-FoodOnlineNon-essentialNo in-store salesOpen See comments 09/04/2020
LushHealth and BeautyMultichannelNon-essentialClosedClosed See comments 09/04/2020
M&S FoodFood and GroceryMultichannelEssentialOpenOpen See comments 09/04/2020
Made.comHome and Furniture and FlooringOnlineNon-essentialClosedOpen See comments 09/04/2020
MandM DirectApparelOnlineNon-essentialNo in-store salesOpen See comments 09/04/2020
Marks & SpencerMulti-categoryMultichannelEssentialOpenOpen See comments 09/04/2020
MatalanApparelMultichannelNon-essentialClosedOpen See comments 09/04/2020
Matchesfashion.comApparelMultichannelNon-essentialClosedOpen See comments 09/04/2020
McColl'sFood and GroceryStore onlyEssentialOpenOpen See comments 09/04/2020
MissguidedApparelOnlineNon-essentialNo in-store salesOpen See comments 09/04/2020
MonsoonApparelMultichannelNon-essentialClosedOpen See comments 09/04/2020
MoonpigOther Non-FoodOnlineNon-essentialNo in-store salesOpen See comments 09/04/2020
MorrisonsFood and GroceryMultichannelEssentialOpenOpen See comments 09/04/2020
Moss BrosApparelMultichannelNon-essentialClosedOpen See comments 13/05/2020
Mountain WarehouseOther Non-FoodMultichannelNon-essentialClosedOpen See comments 09/04/2020
N BrownApparelOnlineNon-essentialNo in-store salesOpen See comments 09/04/2020
Naked WinesFood and GroceryOnlineEssentialNo in-store salesOpen See comments 09/04/2020
New LookApparelMultichannelNon-essentialClosedOpen See comments 09/04/2020
NextClothingMultichannelNon-essentialClosedOpen See comments 14/04/2020
Notonthehighstreet.comMulti-categoryOnlineNon-essentialNo in-store salesOpen See comments 09/04/2020
Oak Furniture LandHome and Furniture and FlooringMultichannelNon-essentialClosedOpen See comments 15/05/2020
OasisApparelMultichannelNon-essentialAdministrationAdministration See comments 09/04/2020
OcadoFood and GroceryOnlineEssentialNo in-store salesOpen See comments 09/04/2020
OfficeApparelMultichannelNon-essentialClosedOpen See comments 09/04/2020
Oliver BonasMulti-categoryMultichannelNon-essentialClosedOpen See comments 09/04/2020
Outdoor and Cycle ConceptsOther Non-FoodMultichannelNon-essentialClosedOpen See comments 09/04/2020
PaperchaseOther Non-FoodMultichannelNon-essentialClosedOpen See comments 09/04/2020
PeacocksApparelMultichannelNon-essentialClosedOpen See comments 09/04/2020
Pets at HomeOther Non-FoodMultichannelEssentialClosedOpen See comments 09/04/2020
Phase Eight ApparelMultichannelNon-essentialClosedOpen See comments 09/04/2020
PoundlandMulti-categoryStore onlyEssentialPartially OpenNo online sales See comments 09/04/2020
PrimarkApparelStore onlyNon-essentialClosedNo online sales See comments 09/04/2020
QuizApparelMultichannelNon-essentialClosedOpen See comments 15/04/2020
QVCMulti-categoryOnlineNon-essentialNo in-store salesOpen See comments 09/04/2020
ReissApparelMultichannelNon-essentialClosedOpen See comments 09/04/2020
River IslandApparelMultichannelNon-essentialClosedOpen See comments 15/04/2020
Robert DyasMulti-categoryMultichannelNon-essentialClosedOpen See comments 09/04/2020
Sainsbury'sFood and GroceryMultichannelEssentialOpenOpen See comments 09/04/2020
SchuhApparelMultichannelNon-essentialClosedOpen See comments 09/04/2020
Screwfix (Kingfisher)DIY and GardeningMultichannelEssentialOpenOpen See comments 09/04/2020
ScSHome and Furniture and FlooringMultichannelNon-essentialClosedOpen See comments 09/04/2020
SelfridgesMulti-categoryMultichannelNon-essentialClosedOpen See comments 09/04/2020
Shoe ZoneApparelMultichannelNon-essentialClosedOpen See comments 09/04/2020
Sofa.com (Frasers Group)Home and Furniture and FlooringOnlineNon-essentialNo in-store salesOpen See comments 09/04/2020
Sofology (DFS Group)Home and Furniture and FlooringMultichannelNon-essentialClosedOpen See comments 09/04/2020
Superdrug (AS Watson Group)Health and BeautyMultichannelEssentialPartially OpenOpen See comments 09/04/2020
SuperdryApparelMultichannelNon-essentialClosedOpen See comments 09/04/2020
Sweaty BettyApparelMultichannelNon-essentialClosedOpen See comments 09/04/2020
TapiHome and Furniture and FlooringMultichannelNon-essentialClosedOpen See comments 09/04/2020
Ted BakerApparelMultichannelNon-essentialClosedOpen See comments 09/04/2020
TescoFood and GroceryMultichannelEssentialOpenOpen See comments 09/04/2020
The Body ShopHealth and BeautyMultichannelNon-essentialClosedOpen See comments 09/04/2020
The Co-operative FoodFood and GroceryMultichannelEssentialOpenOpen See comments 09/04/2020
The EntertainerToyMultichannelNon-essentialClosedOpen See comments 09/04/2020
The Hut GroupMulti-categoryOnlineNon-essentialNo in-store salesOpen See comments 09/04/2020
The RangeMulti-categoryMultichannelEssentialOpenOpen See comments 09/04/2020
The Very GroupApparelOnlineNon-essentialNo in-store salesOpen See comments 09/04/2020
The White CompanyHome and Furniture and FlooringMultichannelNon-essentialClosedOpen See comments 09/04/2020
The WorksMulti-categoryMultichannelNon-essentialClosedOpen See comments 30/04/2020
TK MaxxApparelMultichannelNon-essentialClosedOpen See comments 15/04/2020
TM LewinApparelMultichannelNon-essentialClosedOpen See comments 09/04/2020
Topps TilesHome and Furniture and FlooringMultichannelNon-essentialClosedOpen See comments 09/04/2020
Topshop (Arcadia Group)ApparelMultichannelNon-essentialClosedOpen See comments 09/04/2020
UniqloApparelMultichannelNon-essentialClosedOpen See comments 09/04/2020
Urban OutfittersApparelMultichannelNon-essentialClosedOpen See comments 09/04/2020
Victoria PlumHome and Furniture and FlooringOnlineNon-essentialNo in-store salesOpen See comments 09/04/2020
Victorian PlumbingHome and Furniture and FlooringOnlineNon-essentialNo in-store salesOpen See comments 09/04/2020
Waitrose (John Lewis Partnership)Food and GroceryMultichannelEssentialOpenOpen See comments 09/04/2020
WaterstonesOther Non-FoodMultichannelNon-essentialClosedOpen See comments 09/04/2020
WhistlesApparelMultichannelNon-essentialClosedOpen See comments 09/04/2020
White StuffApparelMultichannelNon-essentialClosedOpen See comments 09/04/2020
WHSmithOther Non-FoodMultichannelEssentialPartially OpenOpen See comments 09/04/2020
WickesDIY and GardeningMultichannelEssentialPartially OpenOpen See comments 30/04/2020
WiggleCRCOther Non-FoodOnlineEssentialNo in-store salesOpen See comments 09/04/2020
WilkoMulti-categoryMultichannelEssentialOpenOpen See comments 09/04/2020
Net-a-PorterApparelOnlineNon-essentialNo in-store salesOpen See comments 09/04/2020
ZalandoApparelOnlineNon-essentialNo in-store salesOpen See comments 09/04/2020
Zara (Inditex)ApparelMultichannelNon-essentialClosedOpen See comments 09/04/2020
Source: Retail Economics, Company Websites, Trading updates DOWNLOAD TABLE .CSV

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Comments and trading updates for major UK retailers from coronavirus (COVID-19)

Retail Economics provides a selection of trading updates and additional information for various major UK retailers to assist the UK retail and leisure industry (and retail-related businesses) in response to the COVID-19 crisis.

Aldi

Aldi trading updates and comments:

Last updated: 09/04/20

· Aldi became the first supermarket to introduce buying limits on all product lines, to four items per person per SKU.            

· Aldi seeking 9,000 staff..

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All Saints

All Saints trading updates and comments:

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Amazon

Amazon trading updates and comments:

Last updated: 09/04/20

· In mid-March, Amazon announced it is to hire 100,000 new workers globally to meet coronavirus-induced demand. It unveiled that pay for staff in the UK, USA and Europe would increase by £2, $2 and €2 respectively.     

· On 13 April, Amazon announced it is to take on another 75,000 new staff and will not accept orders from new online grocery customers in the US.

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Ann Summers

Ann Summers trading updates and comments:

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AO.com

AO.com trading updates and comments:

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Apple

Apple trading updates and comments:

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Argos (Sainsbury's)

Argos Sainsbury's trading updates and comments:

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Asda

Asda trading updates and comments:

Last updated: 09/04/20

· Asda restricted early shopping in stores to the elderly and vulnerable until 9am.    

· Asda is taking on 5,000 more staff.       

· Asda’s 255 in-store pharmacies are offering free prescription deliveries to help customers less able to get to shops.     

· Asda has launched pre-payment cards to help older, vulnerable and self-isolating customers pay for shopping picked up by volunteers. The cards can be bought online and volunteers will receive an email barcode that can be used to pay for the shopping in-store.          

· Walmart has paused efforts to sell a majority stake in Asda during the coronavirus outbreak.    

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Asos

Asos trading updates and comments:

· On 8 April, Asos said sales dived between 20% and 25% in the last three weeks, with its £200m equity plan and increased credit facility set to help it “weather no improvement in current trading for at least 18 months”

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B&M

B&M trading updates and comments:

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B&Q (Kingfisher)

B&Q (Kingfisher) trading updates and comments:

Last updated: 23/04/20

· After a successful trial of social distancing measures at 14 stores over the weekend, B&Q reopened 61 outlets yesterday (22 April) and a further 80 today bringing the total number opened to 155.

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Bathstore.com (Homebase)

Bathstore.com (Homebase) trading updates and comments:

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Better Bathrooms

Better Bathrooms trading updates and comments:

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Birchbox

Birchbox trading updates and comments:

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Boden

Boden trading updates and comments:

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Boohoo.com

Boohoo.com trading updates and comments:

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Booths

Booths trading updates and comments:

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Boots (Walgreens Boots Alliance)

Boots trading updates and comments:

Last updated: 09/04/20

· Boots has temporarily shut 60 stores in areas where they have more than one store in close proximity to one another.

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Boux Avenue

Boux Avenue trading updates and comments:

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Bravissimo

Bravissimo trading updates and comments:

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Burberry

Burberry trading updates and comments:

Last updated: 09/04/20

· On 19 March, Burberry announced like-for-like sales across its stores have nosedived between 40% and 50% over the past six weeks, and expects like for likes to tumble as much as 80% year on year during travel restrictions.

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Card Factory

Card Factory trading updates and comments:

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Carpetright

Carpetright trading updates and comments:

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Cath Kidston

Cath Kidston trading updates and comments:

Last updated: 09/04/20

· Cath Kidston has appointed Alvarez & Marsal as it prepares for administration.

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Charles Tyrwhitt

Charles Tyrwhitt trading updates and comments:

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Claire's

Claire's trading updates and comments:

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Clarks

Clarks trading updates and comments:

Last updated: 09/04/20

· Clarks has appointed Rothschild bank to explore options for the business, including access to new borrowing facilities, as it mulls permanently closing up to 10 stores with leases due to expire in May.

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Debenhams

Debenhams trading updates and comments:

Last updated: 20/04/20

· 10 Debenhams stores will not reopen, including their flagship store in White City, London. 

· Debenhams has liquidated its Irish arm and appointed administrators FRP Advisory.

· Debenhams filed for administration on 09/04/20

 

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DFS

DFS trading updates and comments:

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Dixons Carphone

Dixons Carphone trading updates and comments:

Last updated: 09/04/20

· UK online sales increased 72% in the three weeks to 21 March as preparations were made for working from home as well as home-schooling

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Dreams

Dreams trading updates and comments:

Last updated: 09/04/20

· Dreams chief marketing officer Tony Holdway and retail director Paul Owen depart, slimming down the board to five people. The retailer said the departures reflect ongoing changes in the retail industry, such as the shift to digital, which are being accelerated by the coronavirus.

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Dune

Dune trading updates and comments:

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Dunelm

Dunelm trading updates and comments:

Last updated: 16/04/20

· Dunelm reopened its online business having previously shut it alongside its stores when the country first went into lockdown. Dunelm reported that since its website’s reopening order levels have been “significantly higher than those seen prior to the onset of coronavirus.”

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eBay

eBay trading updates and comments:

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Evans Cycles (Frasers Group)

Evan Cycles trading updates and comments:

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Eve Sleep

Eve Sleep trading updates and comments:

Last updated: 09/04/20

· On 24 March, Eve Sleep warned it expects “subdued demand” to persist during the virus outbreak.

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Farfetch

Farfetch trading updates and comments:

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Fat Face

Fat Face trading updates and comments:

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FeelUnique

FeelUnique trading updates and comments:

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Fenwick

Fenwick trading updates and comments:

Last updated: 15/04/20

Fenwick reopened its online channel (15 April) with a limited offer having previously closed its website to protect the well-being of its employees.

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Flying Tiger Copenhagen

Flying TIger Copenhagen trading updates and comments:

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Footasylum

Footasylum trading updates and comments:

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Fortnum & Mason

Fortnum & Mason trading updates and comments:

Last updated: 09/04/20

· Fortnum & Mason's London Piccadilly food hall remains open.

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French Connection

French Connection trading updates and comments:

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Furniture Village

Furniture Village trading updates and comments:

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Game (Frasers Group)

Game trading updates and comments:

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Gap

Gap trading updates and comments:

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Go Outdoors (JD Sports)

Go Outdoors trading updates and comments:

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Gymshark

Gym Shark trading updates and comments:

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H&M

H&M trading updates and comments:

Last updated: 09/04/20

· H&M chief executive Helena Helmersson reports it is taking “forceful measures” after its sales almost halved in March because of the closure of stores worldwide. Helmersson believes: “We do think that the crisis in general will lead to a fast shift towards digital… We need to be ready for that and accelerate some parts of our work.”              

· H&M has asked landlord to agree terms that could see it break a store lease with one month’s notice if stores do not see a return in turnovers to pre-coronavirus levels once the pandemic passes. It has also asked for rent-free periods on current base rents, a reduction in service charges to reflect footfall declines, and a change to paying rents monthly in arrears        

· On 17 March, H&M revealed sales in China declined 24% during its latest quarter, but had begun to recover.      

· H&M has geared its supply chain to produce protective personal equipment for frontline medical staff.

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Halfords

Halfords trading updates and comments:

Last updated: 04/05/20

· On 4 May, Halfords reopened 40 stores which it had initially closed to ensure the safety of its colleagues and customers.  

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Hamleys

Hamleys trading updates and comments:

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Harrods

Harrods trading updates and comments:

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Harvey Nichols

Harvey Nicholas trading updates and comments:

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HMV

H&M trading updates and comments:

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Hobbs

Hobbs trading updates and comments:

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Hobbycraft

Hobbycraft trading updates and comments:

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Holland & Barrett

Holland & Barrett trading updates and comments:

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Home Bargains

Home Bargains trading updates and comments:

Last updated: 15/04/20

· Home Bargains re-opens its website (15 April) after no longer being able to accept new orders earlier in the crisis due to high levels of demand.

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Homebase

Homebase trading updates and comments:

Last updated: 11/05/20

· All Homebase stores are now open operating with strict social distancing measures. These include floor stickers to indicate the 2m distancing rule, Perspex screens at tills and payment by card only. Online operations have been temporarily suspended to allow Homebase to catch up with a backlog of orders.

· Homebase opened a further 50 stores across the UK (29 April), following the reopening of 20 shops earlier in the week. Its remaining UK stores are set to reopen from 2 May

· Homebase are trialling the opening of 20 stores today (Saturday 25 April) after changes to operations were put in place to ensure shopping is safe for everyone. The remainder of their stores will continue to offer collection and counter service.

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Hotel Chocolat

Hotel Chocolat trading updates and comments:

Last updated: 09/04/20

· Hotel Chocolat raised £20m through a fundraising round to offset the impact of possible store closures over the crucial Mother’s Day and Easter periods, which account for around 12% of its total annual revenue.

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House of Fraser (Frasers Group)

House of Fraser trading updates and comments:

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Iceland

Iceland trading updates and comments:

Last updated: 09/04/20

· Iceland revealed it is opening stores earlier for older and vulnerable shoppers to combat panic-buying.        

· Iceland has also introduced the final hour of trading exclusively for NHS staff.

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Ikea

Ikea trading updates and comments:

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JD Sports

JD Sports trading updates and comments:

Last updated: 09/04/20

· JD Sports has withheld rent payments and service charges across its store estate for the second quarter of the year. It is in discussions with its landlords about the following quarter of rent due on 24 June.

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John Lewis (John Lewis Partnership)

John Lewis trading updates and comments:

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Joules

Joules trading updates and comments:

Last updated: 09/04/20

· Joules has not given investors financial guidance for the year ahead, due to the “ongoing uncertainty” over virus impacting store footfall and willingness to spend online.

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Kurt Geiger

Kurt Geiger trading updates and comments:

Last updated: 09/04/20

· Kurt Geiger kept orders via their website flowing whilst letting customers know that they may experience longer delivery times.

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Lakeland

Lakeland trading updates and comments:

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Laura Ashley

Laura Ashley trading updates and comments:

Last updated: 09/04/20

· Administrator PwC in charge of winding down Laura Ashley said they have made more than 200 redundancies and placed the retailer’s remaining store staff on furlough.

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Liberty

Liberty trading updates and comments:

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Lidl

Lidl trading updates and comments:

Last updated: 09/04/20

· Lidl has announced it is hiring an additional 2,500 staff.

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LloydsPharmacy

LloydsPharmacy trading updates and comments:

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Loaf

Loaf trading updates and comments:

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Lovehoney

Lovehoney trading updates and comments:

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Lush

Lush trading updates and comments:

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M&S Food

M&S Food trading updates and comments:

Last updated: 09/04/20

· Marks & Spencer is selling a range of food essentials on Deliveroo for the first time.      

· Marks & Spencer has temporarily added a number of branded items such as Rummo pasta and Tilda rice to its ranges to help maintain “strong availability” during the epidemic.
· Marks & Spencer is giving frontline store and supply chain staff a 15% pay rise and furloughed employees will receive full pay during the coronavirus pandemic.          

· Marks and Spencer has imposed a raft of measures, including restrictions of two items per person across certain grocery, homecare and frozen food products, as well as eggs.    

· M&S is also giving elderly shoppers early access to stores every Monday and Thursday, and for NHS workers on Tuesday and Friday.      

· M&S has launched pre-payment cards to help older, vulnerable and self-isolating customers pay for shopping picked up by volunteers. The cards can be bought online and volunteers will receive an email barcode that can be used to pay for the shopping in-store.

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Made.com

Made.com trading updates and comments:

Last updated: 09/04/20

Pureplay retailer, but its showrooms are temporarily closed

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MandM Direct

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Marks & Spencer

Marks & Spencer trading updates and comments:

Last updated: 09/04/20

· M&S said it was transferring 4,600 staff from its clothing and home departments and cafes to support its food stores.

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Matalan

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Matchesfashion.com

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McColl's

McColl's trading updates and comments:

Last updated: 09/04/20

· McColl’s has partnered with Deliveroo for a home delivery service. Deliveries will be made from some 120 McColl’s stores, which will expand to over 300 shops across the country.

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Missguided

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Monsoon

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Moonpig

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Morrisons

Morrisons trading updates and comments:

Last updated: 09/04/20

· Morrisons announced a new partnership with Deliveroo to offer home grocery delivery from stores.

· Morrisons announced it would create 3,500 jobs and expand its home delivery service to handle the pandemic. It also shared plans for a “colleague hardship fund” and pledged to pay smaller suppliers immediately to help them deal with the uncertainty.        

· Morrisons is upping its capacity to enable it to hand out £10m of food to food banks during the virus outbreak; by operating its bakery, egg and fruit and vegetable packing sites for an extra hour every day.          

· Morrisons will give full-time staff a £1,050 bonus, compared to the £350 average last year, for those continuing to work during the coronavirus crisis.

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Moss Bros

Moss Bros trading updates and comments:

Last updated: 13/05/20

· On 13 May, Moss Bros reopened its online platform, having closed its ecommerce and store operations on 26 March.

· On 23 March, Moss Bros issued a profit warning, saying coronavirus would result in “a significant reduction in revenue and profitability”.

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Mountain Warehouse

Mountain Warehouse trading updates and comments:

Last updated: 09/04/20

· On 17 March, Mountain Warehouse warned of 2,000 redundancies as it faced a “catastrophic” sales decline, revealing sales dropped by 50% in recent days and likely to "be worse" going forward.

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N Brown

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Naked Wines

Naked Wines trading updates and comments:

Last updated: 09/04/20

· Naked Wines has said its full-year 2020 revenues will be in excess of £200m due to higher levels of demand.

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New Look

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Next

Next trading updates and comments:

Last updated: 14/04/20

· Following a three-week suspension, Next resumed selling online at a limited capacity on 14 April. As it grapples social distancing in warehouses, Next is selling online across a limited number of categories such as childrenswear and homewares.                    

· On 19 March, Next warned of a £1bn coronavirus hit at the unveiling of its full year results. Boss Lord Wolfson said: “People do not buy a new outfit to stay at home.”

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Notonthehighstreet.com

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Oak Furniture Land

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Oasis

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Fell into administration administration on 16 April. 

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Ocado

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Office

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Oliver Bonas

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Outdoor and Cycle Concepts

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Paperchase

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Peacocks

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Pets at Home

Pets at Home trading updates and comments:

Last updated: 09/04/20

· On 2 April, Pets at Home posts that earnings for the year to 27 March will be ahead of expectations as demand has been “exceptional” in-store and online as the coronavirus outbreak unfolded. However, uncertainty meant it was unable to give guidance for the year ahead.

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Phase Eight

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Poundland

Poundland trading updates and comments:

Last updated: 09/04/20

· Poundland has temporarily closed 100 stores in locations where it has another outlet in operation nearby, as well as in low footfall shopping centres.

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Primark

Primark trading updates and comments:

Last updated: 09/04/20

· On 16 March, Primark warned that declines in like-for-like sales “have accelerated over the past few days as a result of reduced footfall".          

· Primark boss Paul Marchant, ABF group chief executive George Weston and the group’s finance boss John Bason have all asked for their base pay to be temporarily reduced by 50% during the pandemic.      

· Primark has created a fund to cover wages of factory workers in countries where orders have been cancelled following temporary store closures. Under its standard terms, the fashion retailer has already paid £1.6bn for stock in its shops, distribution centres and in transit, despite losing sales expected to total £650m a month.

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Quiz

Quiz trading updates and comments:

Last updated: 15/04/20

· Quiz resumed online trading, but only offering standard delivery, having “significantly reduced” the number of employees working in its distribution centre at any one time in order to enable social distancing

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QVC

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Reiss

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River Island

River Island trading updates and comments:

Last updated: 15/04/20

· River Island are dispatching online orders again after a temporary suspension

· River Island has closed its UK warehouse to protect the health of its employees.

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Robert Dyas

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Sainsbury's

Sainsbury's trading updates and comments:

Last updated: 09/04/20

· Sainsbury's is setting aside the first hour of trading for the elderly and vulnerable.            

· Sainsbury’s introduced priority access online delivery slots for the elderly and vulnerable.      

· Sainsbury’s has reintroduced its rapid home delivery service, Chop Chop, using its Blackfriars convenience store as a dark store.      

· WHSmith and Sainsbury’s have extended their supply partnership, which began in July 2018, to hospitals to make it easier for NHS staff to purchase food and essential household items. 80 WHSmith hospital stores will stock an increased range of Sainsbury’s products.

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Schuh

Schuh trading updates and comments:

Last updated: 09/04/20

· Following its suspension online, Schuh resumes online trading, with its fulfilment centres operating with 10 staff or less at any one time, working two metres apart, and with access to work station cleaning kits and hand sanitiser stations.

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Screwfix (Kingfisher)

Screwfix trading updates and comments:

Last updated: 09/04/20

· After a successful trial of social distancing measures at 14 stores over the weekend, B&Q reopened 61outlets yesterday and a further 80 today bringing the total number opened to 155.

· B&Q and Screwfix parent Kingfisher warned of "significant uncertainty on sales and demand' after closing its 221 stores in France and 28 of its stores in Spain.

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ScS

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Selfridges

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Shoe Zone

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Sofa.com (Frasers Group)

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Sofology (DFS Group)

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Superdrug (AS Watson Group)

Superdrug trading updates and comments:

Last updated: 09/04/20

· AS Watson – parent to Superdrug, The Perfume Shop and Savers – has unveiled a £40m financial support scheme for employees affected by the virus.

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Superdry

Superdry trading updates and comments:

Last updated: 09/04/20

· On 18 March, Superdry warned that it will miss its financial guidance, as it revealed UK and US store footfall was reducing on average by 25% per week. It did not expect store declines to be fully mitigated by online.

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Sweaty Betty

Sweaty Betty trading updates and comments:

Last updated: 09/04/20

·  Sweaty Betty offers customers free delivery on all online orders and looks to introduce online tutorials as it shuts shops. 

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Tapi

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Ted Baker

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Tesco

Tesco trading updates and comments:

Last updated: 09/04/20

· In its full year update, Tesco said it was unable to meet demand online and urged shoppers to shop in-store where possible, despite upping its online grocery capacity by more than 20%. It said: "Between 85% and 90% of all food bought will require a visit to a store.”    

· Tesco said the virus could add £650m to £925m in extra costs due to additional distribution, staff and store expenses. Some 50,000 staff have been absent amid the virus, but had recruited more than 45,000 new staff since 20 March.
· However, Tesco has said that if customer behaviour normalises by August, the additional cost headwinds could be largely offset.            

· Tesco cut stores opening hours at its 24-hour stores in order to give staff time to restock – shutting at 10pm and open again at 6am  

· Tesco introduced rationing of four items per person across lines.    

· Tesco is seeking 20,000 new people

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The Body Shop

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The Co-operative Food

The Co-operative Food trading updates and comments:

Last updated: 09/04/20

· The Co-op revealed it is to hire 5,000 new temporary store staff to meet coronavirus demand, for quicker store replenishment and online order fulfilment.          

· Co-op chief executive Steve Murrells is taking a 20% pay cut over the next three months

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The Entertainer

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The Hut Group

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The Range

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The Very Group

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The White Company

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The Works

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TK Maxx

TK Maxx trading updates and comments:

Last updated: 30/04/20

· TK Maxx has restarted selling online – more than two weeks after it stopped taking orders. It has set daily order limits and warned that lead times could be extended. The retailer has also adopted contactless deliveries with its partner Hermes.

· TK Maxx has closed its distribution centre and is not taking new online orders.

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TM Lewin

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Topps Tiles

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Topshop (Arcadia Group)

Topshop trading updates and comments:

Last updated: 09/04/20

· In a bid to cut costs, Topshop parent Arcadia is deferring pension payments and has written to suppliers to inform them that it will be cancelling orders and extending its payment terms to 90 days.

· Arcadia's board and senior leadership is taking a pay cut of between 25% and 50% amid the virus. Topshop boss Ian Grabiner has chosen 'to receive no salary or benefits until further notice’.    

· Arcadia is looking to borrow £50m against its Daventry distribution centre as the group fights for survival.    

· Financial Times has reported that Arcadia is expected to close “dozens more branches” on top of its planned closures.

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Uniqlo

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Urban Outfitters

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Victoria Plum

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Victorian Plumbing

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Waitrose (John Lewis Partnership)

Waitrose trading updates and comments:

Last updated: 09/04/20

· Waitrose has introduced a dedicated shopping hour for the elderly.    

· John Lewis Partnership launched a £1m community support fund, with cash distributed through Waitrose for schemes such as local delivery services that support the self-isolating, vulnerable and older people.

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Waterstones

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Whistles

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White Stuff

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WHSmith

WHSmith trading updates and comments:

Last updated: 09/04/20

· On 7 April, WHSmith successfully raised more than £165m to bolster its balance sheet.          

· WHSmith and Sainsbury’s have extended their supply partnership, which began in July 2018, to hospitals to make it easier for NHS staff to purchase food and essential household items. 80 WHSmith hospital stores will stock an increased range of Sainsbury’s products.

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Wickes

Wickes trading updates and comments:

Last updated: 30/04/20

· On 30 April, Wickes reopened six stores to the public with shorter opening hours.

 Travis Perkins pauses planned Wickes demerger due to “extreme stock market volatility” and suspended paying a full-year dividend to shareholders, due to the “rapidly evolving situation”.

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WiggleCRC

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Wilko

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Net-a-Porter

Net-a-Porter trading updates and comments:

Last updated: 09/04/20

· Net-a-Porter has closed its London warehouse.

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Zalando

Zalando trading updates and comments:

Last updated: 09/04/20

· Zalando said it will keep its warehouses open to preserve “business continuity” despite a noticeable fall in demand from customers in areas that have been in lockdown

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Zara (Inditex)

Zara trading updates and comments:

Last updated: 09/04/20

·  In its full year update, Zara owner Inditex noted that store and online sales had slumped 24.1% (in local currencies) between 1 and 16 March.

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