Retail and leisure

2019 Articles

The UK Adjusts To Life Under The Coronavirus Pandemic

Retail footfall in the capital leapt on Sunday as the warm weather tempted Londoners to defy the UK coronavirus lockdown.

April 7, 2020
coronavirus cineworld

Shares in Cineworld have soared more than 40 per cent this morning after the cinema chain outlined its plans to

April 7, 2020
WH Smith

WH Smith has raised around £165.9m through a share placing to shore up its balance sheet amid the coronavirus crisis. 

April 7, 2020
Debenhams to give councils ultimatum on business rates

Debenhams today gave notice to appoint administrators for what it said would be a “light touch” administration with the management

April 6, 2020
debenhams

Debenhams has filed a notice of intention to appoint administrators in a bid to avoid legal action from creditors amid

April 6, 2020
supermarket delivery home delivery coronavirus

UK supermarkets are racing to increase capacity as the demand for home delivery services soars amid the coronavirus pandemic. All

April 6, 2020
coronavirus

Fishing supplies retailer Angling Direct announced this morning it has secured a new credit facility to help it cope with

April 6, 2020
Wagamama owner Restaurant Group

The boss of Wagamama owner The Restaurant Group will take a 40 per cent pay cut as the casual dining

April 6, 2020
WH Smith

WH Smith has confirmed it is planning to tap investors for a cash injection of up to £150m to shore

April 6, 2020
Coral and Ladbrokes owner GVC believes it will now lose £50m a month from its earnings, rather than £100m

Betting giant GVC has cancelled its interim dividend over coronavirus concerns, but has also halved the hit it expects to

April 6, 2020
Coral and Ladbrokes owner GVC believes it will now lose £50m a month from its earnings, rather than £100m

Ladbrokes and Coral have refused to pay rent on more than 3,000 shops, dealing a fresh blow to high street

April 3, 2020
Debenhams has closed all stores in the UK coronavirus lockdown, and now shareholders may put it into administration to protect it from legal claims

Debenhams is set to plunge into administration as shareholders attempt to keep the historic retailer out of creditors’ hands during

April 3, 2020