Shop Closures

2,200 Redundancies As JJB Stores Are Sold And Closed

PA | Posted 01.10.2012 | UK

Some 2,200 staff at JJB Sports were made redundant today after administrator KPMG closed 133 stores and sold the remaining 20 to rival Sports Direct I...

The Unexpected Retail Upturn This January is Welcome

Richard Driver | Posted 20.04.2012 | UK Politics
Richard Driver

January's growth figure for UK retail sales came in at 0.9%, which is a staggeringly strong showing and well above forecasts of a 0.3% contraction. To put it into perspective, this figure represents the strongest monthly performance since last April's Royal Wedding bonanza.