The circumstances surrounding the collapse of Laura Ashley in March will be under even closer scrutiny with the appointment of a second administrator to look at the financial situation of the company before its failure.
Warnings that the UK retail environment will remain challenging during the rest of the year may deter many large chains from investing in bricks-and-mortar but Poundland is planning to open six new Pep&Co shop-in-shops.
JD Sports may be one of the most successful retailers in the UK, but it's not immune to problems linked to the coronavirus crisis and on Saturday it was reported that it's to throw in the towel with Go Outdoors.
Fashion retailer Monsoon Accessorize is reportedly close to an administration filing due to the UK retail lockdown. As many as 3,500 jobs could be at risk if it goes under, but it's likely to survive in some form.