Indian exporters scrambled on Tuesday to assure global clients like Zara and Giorgio Armani their shipments would arrive despite a government crackdown on cattle slaughter which threatens the lucrative leather industry.
Independent department stores chain Morleys will open a new store in Bexleyheath, the North Kent suburb that is part of the Greater London catchment area, next month. It opens in the Broadway Shopping Centre.
The White Company said Tuesday that it will upsize its existing store at the giant Bluewater mall in Kent with the new location to be more than double its current size. The larger store will open this spring.
UK handbag brand Radley saw its fourth consecutive year of growth in the six weeks to December 25 as its domestic business stayed strong and international expansion helped drive revenue growth up more quickly.