US fashion giant Forever 21 has signed for a store at Bluewater shopping centre. The retailer has only one UK store open at the moment, at the Bullring in Birmingham, where it debuted last year. Forever 21 will move into the WH Smith store at Bluewater, owned by landlord Lend Lease.
What stores are open in Bluewater?
Does Bluewater have Primark?
Primark is situated in Bluewater Shopping Centre on Bluewater Parkway, a 2.39 mile distance east of the centre of Dartford, in Stone (not far from Bluewater Bus Station).
Does Bluewater have a Debenhams?
Free Parking and a good selection of shops. The shops are slightly more upmarket than some shopping centres, no Primark, Debenhams or BHS but there is a big M&S, John Lewis and House of Fraser.
Is Bluewater Open in lockdown?
Bluewater is open to all guests, however access will be restricted if capacity is reached – if this is the case and you are in a vulnerable/at risk group, please make yourself known to the member of the Bluewater team at the door.
Why is Debenhams failing?
Debenhams was left with many underperforming shops which came with high costs, including rising rents, business rates, wages and maintenance. Ms Hinton says this made turning the business around almost impossible when coronavirus hit. And Mr Hyman says a lack of strong leadership in previous years added to the problem.
Is Debenhams failing?
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When did Debenhams start failing?
Among the casualties have been: Allders of Croydon, one of the biggest department stores in the country, which went into administration in 2012 after 150 years. Debenhams, the 240-year-old business was liquidated in December 2020, with the loss of up to 12,000 jobs and closure of 124 stores .
What’s happened to Debenhams?
The Bradford branch of Debenhams has closed its doors for the final time. The firm went into administration last year and although fashion retailer Boohoo bought the brand and website, it didn’t takeover the 118 high street shops.
Will Debenhams survive 2020?
In 2019, it underwent a CVA, with plans to shutter over 50 of its stores from 2020. It has also called for rent reductions on the remaining 127 stores.
Is Debenhams opening after lockdown?
Debenhams is set to open a number of stores on April 12 for a last-minute fire sale. The retailer wants to clear stock before it closes remaining branches on May 15. The department store brand was reopen on April 12 as part of a £55million deal after it collapsed into administration.
Who’s taking over Debenhams?
Fashion retailer Boohoo has bought the Debenhams brand and website for £55m.
Is Debenhams closing for good?
Debenhams has announced it will shut its remaining stores by 15 May, closing the door on more than 200 years of trade on UK high streets. The move means 49 more shops will go, on top of the 52 due to close on 8 May. The Debenhams brand will continue online after being bought by retailer Boohoo for £55m in January.
Is Top Shop Closing down?
Topshop, Miss Selfridge and Topman websites have all been closed down and redirected to new owners, Asos. The British online fashion retailer has purchased Topshop, Topman, Miss Selfridge and HIIT for £265m and the stores and websites of those brands are set to close down.
Is John Lewis shutting down?
John Lewis has said it will not reopen eight of its stores once lockdown eases, putting 1,465 jobs at risk. The latest move comes on top of the closure of eight stores that John Lewis announced last year. The chain has now axed around a third of its stores in less than a year.
Can I still order from Topshop?
Can I still buy or order from Topshop? Right now, it’s still possible to buy from all Arcadia websites including Topshop.
Is Topshop a bust?
The online behemoth has acquired Topshop, Topman, Miss Selfridge and HIIT from the administrators of Arcadia, two months after it collapsed with a £750million deficit. However, all stores will close, with just 300 jobs saved.
Is Topshop still on the high street?
Arcadia Group staff have expressed their sorrow as the brands officially disappear from the UK high street. “Topshop leaves behind a British high street fashion legacy,” one Arcadia head office employee said. “It really is the end of an era. A sad day for retail.”