After Boris Johnson announced that thousands of businesses in England, from pubs to bingo halls, would be able to reopen on 4 July, the government has begun publishing sector-by-sector guidance setting out how they can do so. Here are some of the key points: Hair salons and other ‘close-contact’ services Hair salons must keep a
Coronavirus round-up: Forrester predictions on global sales, Co-op Central England, Intu and as small businesses move online fast
We’re reporting on the effect of the Covid-19 coronavirus pandemic on the way UK shoppers buy – and on how retailers are responding to that changing behaviour. This update comes as, as of 9am on April 30, 171,253 people have tested positive for coronavirus and 26,771 people have died following a positive Covid-19 test result.