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John Lewis considering fresh store closures in response to Covid

Retailer may close up to eight of remaining 42 outlets as lockdowns and online competition bite

John Lewis is understood to be considering a fresh round of store closures, underscoring the toll that the pandemic is taking on Britain’s deserted high streets.

The 156-year-old retailer is understood to be reconsidering the scale of its national network of branches, less than eight months after it announced the closure of eight stores to cope with the impact of coronavirus.

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