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Body Shop administrator to launch auction of stricken chain

Body Shop administrator to launch auction of stricken chain

The Body Shop’s administrators are to launch an auction of the chain after concluding that an alternative restructuring of one of Britain’s best-known high street retailers was not viable. Sky News has learnt that FRP Advisory, which has been overseeing the collapsed business since January, is to begin formally sounding out potential buyers in the...

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Beloved Steveston British shop on the market for new owner

Beloved Steveston British shop on the market for new owner

“Everyone wants to stay,” says Best of British Shop co-owner. For anyone who has ever dreamt of owning an eclectic sweet shop, this might just be the chance to fulfil their dream. Steveston’s Best of British Shop and its neighbour, the Sweet Shoppe, are on the hunt for a new owner as one of the...

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The pretty seaside town named one of best shopping destinations in the UK

The pretty seaside town named one of best shopping destinations in the UK

A seaside resort in North Wales has been crowned the best shopping destination in Wales, according to the Vitality Rankings. The rankings, which consider factors such as retail quality, shopper demographics, and vacancy rates, have placed Prestatyn in Denbighshire at the top of the list for Wales. Despite many towns struggling in recent years, Prestatyn...

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Britain’s 12 best fish and chip shops named – full list

Britain’s 12 best fish and chip shops named – full list

The best fish and chip shops in the UK have been officially named, and not all of them come from seaside towns, reviews have found. The country has long been the home of fish and chips – although it is suspected to have originally come from Spain and Portugal – a reputation that it has...

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Lawless Britain: Shopping centre cleaners given STAB-PROOF VESTS after surge in violence

Lawless Britain: Shopping centre cleaners given STAB-PROOF VESTS after surge in violence

Cleaners at a shopping centre in Kent have been given stab-proof vests following a surge in violence against workers. “Front-of-house” staff at County Square in Ashford have been issued hi-vis protective gear – which costs up to £600 – after other employees had been assaulted. Security guards at the centre have been wearing protective clothing...

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Hope for Body Shop’s future as bosses hatch plan to save remaining stores

Hope for Body Shop’s future as bosses hatch plan to save remaining stores

The Body Shop’s administrators are pushing for a deal that could save its remaining stores (Picture: Reuters) The Body Shop’s administrators have come up with a plan that could help save the retailer’s remaining stores. They are pushing for a company voluntary arrangement (CVA), which would allow the business to keep trading an pay off...

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Town named as vape shop capital of Britain

Town named as vape shop capital of Britain

Get the free Morning Headlines email for news from our reporters across the world Sign up to our free Morning Headlines email Blackburn has been named the vape capital of the UK, with nearly 22.56 e-cigarette shops per 100,000 people. The former mill town came just above Bolton and Manchester, which had 20.26 and 19.84...

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Crisis in UK seaside town as charity shop forced to shut because of shoplifting

Crisis in UK seaside town as charity shop forced to shut because of shoplifting

Heartless shoplifters and the cost-of-living crisis have forced a devastated cancer charity boss to shut up shop. Heartbroken Graeme Sergeant says a perfect storm of thefts, waning donations, the domination of larger charities and personal reasons led to the decision by trustees to call it a day. The 70-year-old’s wife, Lizzie Sergeant – herself a...

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