Sainsbury's and Asda said they were willing to sell 125-150 stores to get their proposed merger past the regulator - a number well short of what the Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) has said it is looking for.
Debenhams is seeking a £200m funding lifeline from existing lenders which would allow it to launch a drastic refinancing plan. Mike Ashley responded with an offer to buy its Danish business for £100m in cash.
EU lawmakers will vote next Tuesday on whether to endorse an overhaul of the bloc's two-decade old copyright rules as Google and others stepped up their criticism of a requirement to install copyright filters.
FashionNetwork.com has learned that the H&M group has teamed up with Swedish resale platform Sellpy to dip its toe into secondhand fashion, starting out on its domestic market with premium brand & Other Stories.