19 Jun 2020

Behind the scenes of some of the high street’s best known brands as they face uncertain future

Europe Editor and Presenter

After three months of shuttered doors and boarded-up windows, England’s high streets have been welcoming back shoppers this week, some so eager to get into places like Nike Town and Primark, they queued in their hundreds.

But it’s been a huge struggle for many stores. Already facing the challenges of competing with online retailers, dozens of firms went under even before the Covid crisis, taking tens of thousands of jobs with them.

We have been allowed behind the scenes of some of Britain’s best known brands as they try to navigate an uncertain future.