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Debenhams goes into administration – what it means for online orders, returns and gift cards

Department store chain Debenhams has fallen into administration – though the company says it aims to "reopen and trade as many stores as possible" once restrictions put in place due to the coronavirus pandemic are lifted

9 April 2020

Carluccio's collapses into administration

Italian-inspired restaurant and deli chain Carluccio's has entered administration, due to problems "exacerbated by Covid-19"

30 March 2020

Rent-to-own retailer BrightHouse collapses

Rent-to-own chain BrightHouse has collapsed into administration after shops had to be shut due to coronavirus

30 March 2020

Next, River Island and TK Maxx stop taking online orders

Three major high street retailers have voluntarily closed their online stores in the wake of the UK lockdown to protect staff working in warehouses and distribution centres

28 March 2020

Tesco, Sainsbury's and Asda limit sales of food and other groceries

Supermarket giants have imposed a limit on how many of the same item its customers can buy at once

18 March 2020

PayPal warning: Paying someone you don't know? DON'T use 'friends and family'

PayPal users encouraged by sellers to make payments via its 'friends and family' option instead of 'goods and services' are unnecessarily leaving themselves without payment protection

10 March 2020

Starbucks suspends use of reusable cups due to coronavirus fears – but you can still get a discount if you take one

Coffee giant Starbucks has said it will temporarily stop filling customers' reusable cups in a bid to combat the spread of coronavirus – but it will still honour its 25p discount for customers who bring one along

6 March 2020

Boots halts Advantage Card payments after cyber attack

Boots customers have been left unable to Advantage Card points to pay for their shopping, after a cyber attack

5 March 2020

Over 600,000 Tesco Clubcard accounts may have been hit by 'fraudulent activity'

Up to 620,000 Tesco Clubcard accounts may have been subject to fraudulent activity, the supermarket has said

2 March 2020

Mysupermarket grocery comparison site to close within days

Price comparison tool Mysupermarket is set to close this weekend, meaning shoppers will no longer be able to use its popular website and app to cut their grocery costs

27 February 2020

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