Department store Jenners could be under threat in Edinburgh with the owner of the building it occupies, Bestseller's boss, planning to convert the space into a part-retail location with a hotel, bar and restaurant.
House of Fraser has been criticised after clothing items containing real fur were spotted on its real and virtual shelves, contradicting a no-fur policy initiated before it was bought by Sports Direct last year.
Retail billionaire Mike Ashley, the founder of Sports Direct, has demanded new rent deals are tied to sales across his store empire that now includes HoF and Jack Wills as well as Sports Direct and Flannels.
The need to match rivals' prices is continuing to impact John Lewis with the company still being forced into discounts. And it doesn't play along, its sales are going into reverse as could be seen in its latest week.