A quarter of England's department stores close in less than a decade
Many department stores have more floor space than they need and are fighting to keep up with a boom in internet shopping dominated by online-only retailers such as Asos and Amazon.
High Street is losing 16 shops every day thanks to rising costs
According to research by the Local Data Company, 5,855 high street businesses closed across the UK in 2017, with banks, travel agents and clothes stores feeling the strain.
How House of Fraser went from a drapery shop on to a household name
The House of Fraser was listed on the London Stock Exchange in 1948, when it comprised 16 different Scottish branches. It acquired its first outlet in England in 1951, in Harrogate.
Cadbury make Dairy Milk with 30 per cent less sugar
Cadbury have introduced a version of their Dairy Milk chocolate bar with 30 per cent less sugar, changing the recipe for the nation’s favourite treat for the first time in more than 100 years.
Struggling retailer Mothercare launches a huge 50% off sale
Among the deals are three for two on all outdoor toys from the Early Learning Centre, including slides and swings for the garden, after the UK retailer proposed to close 50 stores.
Fast food fans go into meltdown after McDonald's run out of bacon
McDonald's restaurants in Devon, Essex, West Sussex and Greater Manchester have run out of bacon this morning and people are furious because they cannot buy their favourite meals.