Which has been more costly to British businesses, Covid or Brexit? Both, according to ParcelHero. Its research reveals that the “self-inflicted wound” of Brexit has cost UK businesses as much as the Covid pandemic.
With major expansion in the UK and US ahead and an impressive performance across November and December behind it, Wednesday’s trading update for Revolution Beauty Group was a “pleasing" one to deliver.
Penneys, the Irish arm of the giant Primark retail chain, is to spend €14.8 million on moving and enhancing its Dublin flagship destination. The new Dundrum Town Centre store will give "an enhanced shopping experience”.
Harrods has confirmed that the Bristol branch of its H Beauty chain will open in the spring. The move follows its debut in Edinburgh last year, at which time it said Bristol would open within the next 12 months.
The opening of the new Elizabeth Line that’s a key part of the London transport network will happen in the next few months without the opening of the Bond Street Crossrail station, Transport for London has announced.
Morrisons has begun looking for a new chief executive on news that current incumbent David Potts plans to stand down. But the company has plenty of time with Potts not likely to leave for another two years.
Footfall to retail destinations has been recovering since the original lockdown in 2020, but 2021 still saw a disastrous fall of 31.1% compared to 2019, tracking specialist Springboard said on Monday.