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Over 100 retailers demand business rates reform in open letter

Over 100 British retailers have called for a business rates overhaul, calling the tax a “critical problem” in an open letter which marks the industry's most vocal show of opposition so far.

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East shrinks pre-tax losses ahead of portfolio review

East - the Asian-inspired fashion retailer - has reduced its pre-tax losses as it seeks to exit unprofitable stores.

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It has been revealed by the Wykeland Group that Debenhams is going to be the focal-point retail element of its Flemingate regeneration programme in Beverley, Yorkshire – to open in late 2015. The £120 million development lies opposite the Beverley Minster, and consists of 162,561 sq ft of retail and leisure space.

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Debenhams completes refinancing plan

Debenhams has completed the refinancing of its borrowing facilities in an attempt to reduce its reliance on bank funding.

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Debenhams’ H1 pre-tax profit plummets by 24.5%

Debenhams reports that its like-for-like group sales declined to 1 per cent for the 15 week to 14th of June 2014, attributing to its date change for its summer sale to 26th of June.

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Selfridges announces £300m Oxford Street flagship makeover

It’s already well-known for its luxury offering, traffic-stopping window displays and inimitable yellow branding, but soon Selfridges’ Oxford Street flagship will have a new claim to fame- as the ‘world’s largest and most comprehensive destination for accessories’.

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Debenhams announces 24.5% profit freefall

Debenhams has announced a 24.5 per cent fall in half-year pre-tax profit to £85.2 million after the department store chain suffered the ill effects of a challenging and competitive environment.

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Debenhams to open new Latvian store next month

Debenhams is preparing to open the latest addition to its Baltic expansion with a new store in Riga next month.

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Debenhams celebrates 200th birthday with £25m store revamp

As part of its landmark 200th birthday celebrations Debenhams has unveiled a total revamp of its Oxford Street-based flagship store.

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Sports Direct and Debenhams bosses set for talks
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Top brass from Sports Direct and Debenhams are set to meet on Thursday to discuss the sporting goods retailer’s controversial assault on shares ten days ago. Dave Forsey, chief executive of Sports Direct, and Michael Sharp, chief executive of Debenhams, will meet today in order to discuss the intervention.

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