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Oak Furniture Land’s cash-light position leaves it stumped
Oak Furniture Land was the latest high-profile retailer to fall into pre-pack administration amid the COVID-19 outbreak as its lack of liquidity left it exposed during the lockdown. Now, under new ownership, the furniture retailer’s prospects are positive, but its relatively high price points and narrow uniform aesthetic leave it vulnerable.
Aldi is updating its shopping guidelines amid Covid-19 pandemic
Many consumers in the UK have completely avoided going to the shops during lockdowns due to COVID-19, resulting in a heavy reliance on online deliveries instead.
Superdry’s turnaround plan threatened as Covid-19 dampens clothing demand
Superdry’s woes were amplified in its final quarter of FY2019/20, with the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic stifling demand for clothing and footwear. While its CEO Julian Dunkerton has had significant plans to revitalise the company, the outbreak has put a major spanner in the works, with revenue declining by 36.9% during Q4 FY2019/20, resulting in sales for the full year falling by £166.2m to £705.5m.
7-Eleven partners with Postmates, DoorDash and Google to expand delivery service
Convenience retail chain 7-Eleven has expanded its on-demand delivery capability by partnering with delivery platforms Postmates and DoorDash.
7-Eleven unveils hospital pop-up store at Children’s Medical Centre Dallas
Convenience retail chain 7-Eleven has opened a hospital pop-up store at the Children's Medical Centre Dallas amid the coronavirus (Covid-19) pandemic.
Waitrose expands home delivery fulfilment to cope with Covid-19 demand
Newly appointed John Lewis Partnership Chair Sharon White has truly had a baptism by fire during her first two months in charge, as she attempts to steer the already struggling retailer through the tumultuous waters of Covid-19.
PDI and Vroom to co-launch an order ahead and pickup or delivery
Convenience retail and petroleum wholesale industries technology solution provider PDI and mobile ordering platform Vroom have partnered to launch new features for retailers and petroleum wholesalers.
7-Eleven to offer free delivery on purchases made through 7NOW
Convenience retailer 7-Eleven has decided to waive delivery charges via a promo code on all orders made through its 7NOW delivery app.