It was a mixed week for John Lewis in the period to March 25. Total sales fell 4.1% to £81.72m, skewed by the late Easter. But Mother's Day boosted key categories and its new denim lifestyle brand had a strong start.
Independent department stores chain Morleys will open a new store in Bexleyheath, the North Kent suburb that is part of the Greater London catchment area, next month. It opens in the Broadway Shopping Centre.
U.S. healthcare conglomerate Johnson & Johnson became the latest company to suspend all digital advertising on Google's YouTube, over concerns that its ads may have appeared on channels that broadcast offensive videos.