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Eight John Lewis shops set to close

The John Lewis Partnership (JLP) announced today (Thursday July 9) that it will not reopen eight John Lewis shops ‘to secure the business’ long-term future and respond to customers’ shopping needs’. It will now enter into consultation with impacted staff about its proposals. This announcement comes as the final wave …

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Lakeland temporarily closes all stores

Lakeland announced the temporary closure of all of its stores nationwide yesterday (Sunday March 22). The housewares chain’s ceo Catherine Nunn said in a statement: “I am sure that you have all been closely following the latest updates on the coronavirus situation and there’s no doubt we find ourselves in …

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John Lewis temporarily closes all 50 shops

The John Lewis Partnership (JLP) announced today (Saturday March 21) that it has ‘taken the difficult decision’ to temporarily close all of its 50 John Lewis shops at close of business on Monday (March 23) as a result of the impact of coronavirus. Johnlewis.com will continue to operate as normal, …

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IKEA UK and Ireland to temporarily close stores

IKEA UK & Ireland announced today (Thursday March 19) that, as a precautionary measure against the ongoing risk of COVID-19, it will temporarily close its stores to customers at 6pm on Friday (March 20). IKEA country retail manager and chief sustainability officer Peter Jelkeby said: “These are extraordinary times, and …

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ProCook set to close two stores

Housewares chain ProCook has announced the proposed closure of two of its stores, at Eastbourne in East Sussex and Thame in Oxfordshire. Founder Daniel O’Neill said: “We are very sad to announce that we will soon be closing our Eastbourne and Thame shops. For the past few months we’ve been …

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Tewkesbury Cookshop set to close in September

Tewkesbury Cookshop in Gloucestershire is preparing to close its doors for the final time in mid-September. Announcing the news on Facebook on July 16, the independent retailer said: “Bit of a sad post I’m afraid. The rumours are true – we will unfortunately be closing the Cookshop [in] mid-September. Thank …

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Tudor Williams set to close New Malden store

Independent department store group Tudor Williams has revealed plans to shut its store in the Surrey town of New Malden. In a statement posted on Tudor Williams’ website on March 5, the business said it is “greatly saddened” to announce its intention to close after over 100 years of trading …

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Havens department store in Essex set to close after 116 years

Essex department store Havens is closing down in January, after 116 years of trading on the high street of Westcliff-on-Sea. The independent family-owned business has signed an agreement for let its Grade II listed building on Hamlet Court Road to charity Age Concern Southend. The agreement is subject to achieving change …

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