New LovetheSales.com analysis of e-shopper demand shows a hunger for luxury investment pieces as well as high street fashion for the looming day when consumers will be able to restart their social lives.
As the new owners of TM Lewin continue to seek new deals for its retail stores, a report has suggested the company could consider a pre-pack administration in order to allow it to close as many of the shops as possible.
The reborn Monsoon Accessorize may be planning to operate around 100 stores after the much larger chain went into administration and was bought back by founder Peter Simon, but few of them will be Monsoon locations.
The optimism surrounding the sale of British menswear brand TM Lewin back in May seems to have been tempered by the new owner telling landlords that most shops could be shut if they don't offer attractive rent deals.
TM Lewin has been bought by SCP Private Equity, which wants to build a portfolio of British brands that will sell well globally. Asda's ex boss, who's currently chairman of C&A, is on board, as is an ex-Harrods MD.
As more and more people travel by train, retail at railway stations is growing and this week, the UK's Network Rail said that it has seen a 4.48% growth in sales at Britain's biggest and busiest stations.