Harvey Nichols is the third big name in just a couple of days to be mulling job cuts in the near future. The company is looking at removing roles from all of its stores, although it's trying to minimise the impact.
The New West End Company is calling on the UK government to introduce tax-free shopping for European tourists post-Brexit as what should be Britain’s busiest shopping area continues to see a mere trickle of visitors.
The struggling British fashion and accessories brand, which is axing its Paris and Hong Kong comms teams, is also on the verge of discontinuing its ready-to-wear and footwear licences from Spring/Summer 2021.
John Lewis opened two stores on Monday with the firm taking a phased approach to reopening now that the lockdown has been eased in England. And the company said BFC designer face masks were among the best-selling items.
London Fashion Week debuted its first ever fully digital season Friday morning, and from the opening moment it referenced the world outside fashion – from the pandemic to protests ignited by the murder of George Floyd.
Covent Garden will reopen for shopping on June 15 with all the social distancing and hygiene measures in place that we expect. And there will be new services on offer as retailers aim to innovate post-lockdown.
Mulberry issued a devastating coronavirus update on Monday with news that the British luxury company is to cut a quarter of jobs globally, although it said it has enough cash available to get through the crisis period.