Waterstone's could sell Oxford St lease

<p>Waterstone&#39;s has received an offer from Japanese clothing retailer Uniqlo for the lease on its flagship Oxford Street store. The book chain issued a statement on Monday following reports that Uniqlo had tabled a bid for the lease on the 45,000 sq ft store at 311 Oxford Street. It refused to comment on speculation that a six figure sum had been offered by Uniqlo.</p><p>The statement read: &quot;Waterstone&#39;s can confirm that it is in discussions with Uniqlo following their offer on the lease of 311 Oxford Street. Waterstone&#39;s is committed to maintaining a presence on Oxford Str...

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