Britain is now at war with Germany. But it will be over by Christmas, won’t it? Young men from Selfridges rush to join up, including Agnes’s brother, George, along with Victor, who faces a sudden emergency. The crisis faced by store managers is how to replace enlisted male workers. Meanwhile, Rose, Lady Mae, and Delphine organize a Belgian chocolate festival to benefit Belgian victims of German troops. Josie gets into the spirit of shared sacrifice. And Lord Loxley does his bit for the war effort in his own way. Only the journalist Frank seems to know the true disaster unfolding at the front.