Clothing spend rose last month but the UK retail sector remains on a knife-edge with consumer confidence weak and supply chain issues a big worry, the monthly Barclaycard and BRC reports showed on Tuesday.
Clarks had a tough time of it last year, as did many others in the footwear sector. Sales plummeted and its losses in the 12 months to January 2021 grew. But the firm is upbeat about the future under its new ownership.
French Connection on Tuesday released what we assume will be its last set of results before it’s sold, and they showed the start of a recovery. But its performance is still far from its glory days earlier this century.
The youth-focused fashion retailer has announced its participation in Cotton Incorporated’s Blue Jeans Go Green Denim Recycling Program with the launch of its PacDenim For a Better Tomorrow initiative.
Ever since it opened during last month fashionistas, fans and tourists have chorused that the retrospective Thierry Mugler: Couturissime inside the Musée des Arts Décoratifs in Paris is essential viewing.
The Italian fashion’s group CEO, Umberto Macchi di Cellere, has left. He has been replaced by president and vice-president Diego and Andrea Della Valle, who have hired Simona Cattaneo as Tod's new general manager.
Hammerson’s UK and Ireland managing director Mark Bourgeois is preparing to leave as the heavily-indebted commercial property giant plans to cut up to 40 head office jobs in order to reduce costs, a report claims.
Using retail areas as more than just places for stores in order to draw in more consumers has long been a strong initiative from Shaftesbury. And a particular focus has been music links when it comes to Carnaby Street.
Creating attractions to draw consumers to shopping centres has become an essential promotional tool since retail fully reopened in the spring. And one of the more inventive ideas comes from Victoria Square in Belfast.
UK-based Pepco Group is on a fast track to expansion and the pan-European discount retailer has a new chief operating officer to speed up the process. Trevor Masters is being promoted on 1 January from MD of Pepco.
Dutch fashion brand Scotch & Soda on Monday announced an “acceleration of its growth strategy”. This includes the opening of 15 new physical stores and seven new concessions by year-end around the world.