A year away from its centenary, Woolworths is reportedly on sale for the price of a modest bag of pick ‘n’ mix. But it’s still much loved and millions of shoppers go through its doors every week. To buy what?
It seems the credit crunch is hitting the Premier League’s wealthiest. Manchester City’s £92,000-a-week forward Robinho spent £700 on clothes in Harvey Nichols but then queued up for 25 minutes to sign up for a store card that gave him 50% off those buys.