7 days in retail – 3 August 2021

7 days in retail – an at-a-glance weekly digest of things happening in the retail sector this week:

  1. Marks & Spencer is to introduce a groundbreaking same-day delivery service for apparel as it builds up online capabilities
  2. Selfridges’ owner the Weston family has begun a formal auction of the famous department store business. Going, going, gone?
  3. Pets at Home gets tails wagging with new 1 Hour Click & Collect service
  4. Music Magpie profits and sales soar following float
  5. Walmart to sell tech and logistics services to third-party retailers
  6. Tesco Bank to close all current accounts
  7. Stationery and office supplies retailer Ryman has hired former Staples executive Peter Birks as its new chief executive.

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