The fall of brick and mortar businesses

UK High Streets have seen a rapid decline in stores shutting down, most of it is due to a decline in customer spend, rise in online shopping and higher rate of taxes and inflation. Shops such as Mothercare, Toys R Us, Babies R Us, Maplin, Clair’s and BHS have gone into administration and permanently closed all its UK stores. Some stores have also been forced … Continue reading The fall of brick and mortar businesses

Benefit to raise money for Look Good Feel Better and Refuge

The Perfect Pink Weekend: Benefit’s Bold is Beautiful campaign is back and the Cosmetic giant collaborates with Misguided, Vivienne Westwood & Agent Provocateur among others. Continue reading Benefit to raise money for Look Good Feel Better and Refuge

UK police investigating circulation of ‘Punish a Muslim Day’ letter

UK police are investigating the distribution of a ‘Punish a Muslim Day’ letter sent to local residents across the country. The letter, which announces the 3rd of April as ‘Punish a Muslim day’ features a points-based system detailing different ways to ‘punish a Muslim’ and points to be scored for different acts. A spokesperson for the Metropolitan Police said: “The Met does not tolerate any … Continue reading UK police investigating circulation of ‘Punish a Muslim Day’ letter

Toys ‘R’ Us founder Charles Lazarus dies one week after company announced the shutting down of all its UK stores

Charles Lazarus, 94, who founded Toys ‘R’ Us in 1957 has died on Thursday in New York. Toys ‘R’ Us Inc. said: “There have been many sad moments for Toys ‘R’ Us in recent weeks, and none more heart-breaking than today’s news about the passing of our beloved founder, Charles Lazarus, after a period of declining health.” In 1994 Mr Lazarus who was a World … Continue reading Toys ‘R’ Us founder Charles Lazarus dies one week after company announced the shutting down of all its UK stores