Debenhams hasn’t disappeared from the high streets quite yet. Many of the almost-100 department stores still in existence will reopen for up to 33 days from 12 April, offering deep discounts to clear stock.
Boohoo has come clean on its supply chain woes, admitting it had “clearly unacceptable issues” as the fast-fashion online retailer published the results of a long-awaiting independent review of its working practices.
Pureplay fashion giants have been big winners from the lifestyle changes forced on people during Covid. And it seems that they’ll continue to reap the benefits of the relationships built with shoppers as the UK reopens.