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Gap Inc has shifted further towards becoming a digital-first business, after a year in which its online sales grew by 54%. Total net sales fell as the group was hit by store closures during Covid-19 lockdowns – and at the bottom line it reported a pre-tax loss of $1.1bn (£0.70bn), 300% down from a profit of $528m (£382.9m) a year earlier
Wickes and Toolstation both benefited from the strong online appetite for tools and equipment as traders tackled essential work and homeowners improved their houses during a year disrupted by Covid-19 lockdowns
John Lewis is testing a range of different ways of selling its goods in branches of Waitrose – as part of its strategy to get closer to its shoppers. The department store aims to sell through 280 branches of its sister supermarket, while also reaching customers through digital, virtual and delivery channels.
Halfords says it expects full-year profits to come in at almost double the previous year, despite the impact of Covid-19 and related lockdowns, following stronger than expected January and February sales