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Ikea replaces Topshop as furnishings become high street fashion
Swedish chain’s move into former Oxford Street flagship store signals big shift for retail

Sarah Butler

30, Oct, 2021 @9:00 AM

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Ikea owner buys Topshop’s former London flagship store
Furniture chain plans to open shop in Oxford Street in autumn 2023 after paying estimated £378m

Sarah Butler

26, Oct, 2021 @5:19 PM

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Ikea expected to buy Topshop’s former flagship London store
Swedish furniture brand will pay £385m for leasehold after collapse of Sir Philip Green’s Arcadia Group

Sarah Butler

09, Sep, 2021 @3:57 PM

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Why is Lord Rothermere taking Daily Mail and General Trust private?
Stars are aligned as non-media assets car dealer Cazoo and insurance business RMS promise cash injection

Nils Pratley

12, Jul, 2021 @6:56 PM

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Asos strikes deal with Nordstrom to sell Topshop in US stores
US department store chain will put fashion brand’s clothing back in brick and mortar shops

Kalyeena Makortoff

12, Jul, 2021 @4:54 PM

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Tell us about the closed shops that you’ll miss
Non-essential shops have re-opened in England and Wales, with some exceptions. What are the stores you’ll miss?

Guardian community team

19, Apr, 2021 @4:15 PM

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Shutting up shop: high street names we’ll see no more
From the start of the pandemic, struggling retailers warned that they might not survive. Here are six of the biggest losses

Joanna Partridge

11, Apr, 2021 @3:00 PM

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Can the UK’s independent shops bounce back?
As stores reopen, one city cobbler is optimistic, while at the hairdresser’s, the waitlist is growing

Introduction by Sarah Butler Interviews by Deborah Linton

10, Apr, 2021 @8:00 AM

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Philip Green's superyacht-style office furniture up for auction
Luxury furnishings from collapsed Arcadia group’s HQ are being sold to raise funds to pay creditors

Sarah Butler

25, Mar, 2021 @5:59 PM

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Great Britain's high streets lost more than 17,500 chain store outlets in 2020
Covid spurred average daily closure of 48 shops, restaurants and other leisure and hospitality venues

Sarah Butler

14, Mar, 2021 @3:22 PM

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‘Will you wear it 30 times? If not, don’t buy’: the experts’ guide to online shopping
It has rocketed during the pandemic. But how do you make sure you like what you order online? From measuring up to editing down, we’re here to help

Hannah Marriott

13, Mar, 2021 @9:01 AM

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Philip Green's Arcadia had £510m pension deficit when it collapsed
Owner of Topshop, Dorothy Perkins, Burton and Miss Selfridge owed creditors £800m

Sarah Butler

18, Feb, 2021 @9:24 PM

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