Frasers’ execs may have been talking about potential store closures in recent periods, but the firm is also planning openings and has announced its first regional store since the pandemic began at Leicester's Fosse Park.
Nearly two months after it fell into administration, Johnsons Shoes Company, has been bought by Newjohn Ltd, which is part of the independent retailer Daniel Footwear. Half of its stores will continue.
As footwear retailer Clarks seeks new funding, a number of private equity companies are reportedly keen to take a stake in the company. And a former Triumph head is joining next month to run the Clarks unit.