An abandoned health centre in Inverurie could be transformed into a "vibrant retail destination" featuring the town's first Starbucks drive thru coffee shop.
Around 2,500 jobs have been secured at Clintons after the greetings card chain was sold back to its existing owners as part of a rescue deal.
Britain’s all-important services sector has slipped back into contraction as faltering consumer spending and wet weather saw the steepest drop in activity since March, according to a report.
Morrisons’ highly-rated finance chief has been promoted to chief operating officer, putting him into pole position to take on the top job when current chief executive David Potts steps down.
Bosses at fashion chain Quiz have blamed economic uncertainty and shoppers spending less on the high street as it sunk into the red.
Consumer confidence has “flatlined” in the face of Brexit and election uncertainty, four years since it was last in positive territory, according to a long-running survey.
The boss of model train maker Hornby said it is back on track in its turnaround as the company narrowed its losses for the year.
Retailer Pets At Home has seen shares soar higher after delivering a dose of profit cheer following strong half-year sales and earnings.
Marks & Spencer has said former menswear director Richard Price will return to the business after an eight-year hiatus, to head its embattled clothing and home arm.
Electricals retailer AO World has revealed plans to ditch its Dutch business to focus on the UK and Germany after suffering widening losses in the European division.
Leading Aberdeen retail bosses have called for the urgent pedestrianisation of the city’s famous Granite Mile.
Card Factory has launched a “festive families photocard” service inspired by the likes of the Kardashians as it looks to offset tough high street conditions.
Shopping centre owner Landsec has plunged to a half-year loss after taking a £368 million hit on the value of its properties from woes in the retail sector.
Inverness will get a new coffee shop on Monday when a third Starbucks opens in the city.
Soaring demand for products that save energy and cut down on waste has helped flat pack furniture giant Ikea brush off a “challenging” retail market to report a hike in annual sales.
Plans for two shops, a restaurant and a drive-through have been revealed for an Aberdeen retail park.
Almost 230 people have lost their jobs after administrators were appointed at department store chain Watt Brothers.
Ads for fashion retailers Boohoo and Missguided have been banned, the first for asking customers to “send nudes” and the second for objectifying women.
A 3.1% drop in consumer footfall figures has been blamed on the “looming threat” of a no-deal Brexit.
Fashion retailer N Brown has revealed a return to profit in its first half as an online push starts to pay off.
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.
The John Lewis Partnership has said the boss of its Waitrose chain will leave and around 75 head office roles are being axed under plans to bring its department stores and supermarket under the same management team.
Shares in sofa chain ScS Group have tumbled after it revealed a recent sales hit from hot weather and Brexit uncertainty.
Flat pack furniture giant Ikea has posted rising global sales despite an overhaul under one of the “biggest transformations” in its history.
Shoppers are flocking to Hotel Chocolat in record numbers, as the high street retailer revealed profits jumped higher than expected.
Retailer Card Factory has revealed a 14% drop in half-year profits as it took a hit from efforts to stockpile ahead of Brexit.
A healthy retail period dipped in August as UK shoppers bought fewer goods than in July, figures show.
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.
Sir Philip Green’s Topshop and Topman fashion chains saw losses widen to more than half-a-billion pounds last year after sales tumbled.
Chicken shops are proving so popular on the high street that they were one of only three store types, along with pet shops and gyms, to see more openings than closures in the last six months, according to new research.
Around 4,500 workers have been warned their jobs are at risk, with Tesco planning a fresh round of redundancies.
A so-called “Glastonbury effect” has led to a spike in sales of guitars.