High street sales collapsed in the last week of October amid political upheaval as retailers face a “perfect storm” in the crucial Christmas trading period, figures suggest.
Mothercare has announced plans to place its UK retail business in administration, putting around 2,500 jobs at risk.
A booming Broch family business has celebrated the official opening of its new High Street premises - which it is hoped will bring more shoppers into the town.
The company which owns hairdressing chains Supercuts and Regis has gone into administration less than a year after bosses attempted to persuade landlords to give the company heavy rent cuts.
Dragon’s Den star Peter Jones is fighting to secure the future of camera chain Jessops on the high street as he prepares to call in administrators for the stores.
The high street has suffered its worst September in eight years as spending buckled under the weight of Brexit uncertainty, falling footfall and big-name closures, figures suggest.
Residents of Wick are being urged to get involved in a newly launched drive to breathe new life into the centre of the historic royal burgh.
Retailer Card Factory has revealed a 14% drop in half-year profits as it took a hit from efforts to stockpile ahead of Brexit.
Fashion retailer French Connection has said it remains in talks over a sale of the group after pushing back the results of its strategic review once again as it revealed narrowed half-year losses.
Police are appealing for information following a report of a disturbance involving a teenage boy and unidentified man in a Highland town.
Shopping centre owner British Land has tried to block Monsoon Accessorize’s restructuring efforts, in another showdown between struggling high street retailers and their landlords.
A man who had been the target of three attempted murders in 10 years chased a pub customer down an Invergordon street wielding a knife.
Police in Inverness have arrested a 58-year-old man in relation to a city centre cafe break-in.
An Inverness cafe has been broken into by thieves.
A 32-year-old Inverness woman will be sentenced next month after fighting in the city centre.
A north-east town is in the running to have its high street named Britain's best.
A motorist avoided serious injury after their car overturned in a north-east village yesterday. Police were called to the scene, on High Street in New Pitsligo, at about 1.30pm. Ambulance were also called and the driver was checked over, but did not require further treatment. The Renault car was later recovered.
A motorist avoided serious injury after their car overturned in a north-east village. Police were called to the scene, on High Street in New Pitsligo, at about 1.30pm. Ambulance were also called and the driver was checked over but did not require further treatment. The Renault car was later recovered.
Fire crews are working to remove an overflow of water from numerous streets in Dingwall after the town was hit by flooding.
Police have been called to a three-vehicle crash in a north-east town this afternoon. It happened in High Street at around 4.35pm. No one was hurt in the collision, police said. Traffic was building up in the area while officers were on the scene.
Police in Nairn are investigating a disturbance which occurred on the town's High Street on Monday.
A north "ghost town" is to have new life breathed into it as local councillors unite to hold a public meeting.
A former north-east bank which closed last summer could soon be turned into a restaurant.
Shop workers took to the streets of Aberdeen at the weekend calling for more support to be given to the ailing retail sector.
Communities across Scotland are to share a £50 million fund to help revitalise their town centres.
Police have made an arrest in conection with an alleged assault following an incident on High Street in Insch today.
A fire tore through a north-east home yesterday.
The number of butcher shops across the north and north-east has been chopped in recent years as customers favour supermarkets over the traditional outlets.
Vital works to secure the water network in the village of Kingussie are now complete with developments over archaeological finds from the site expected later this year.
Fashion chain Next has cut its annual profits forecast despite a solid Christmas performance.
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Changing shopping habits, Brexit uncertainty and rising employment costs and business rates have heaped pressure on retailers during 2018.