M&S shareholders shouldn't be too concerned about its financial results in the next two years as those numbers aren't that important to the clothing and food retailer's future, its new chairman told them on Tuesday.
Anyone hoping for a trading update from M&S this week has had their hopes dashed with news that the under-pressure chain won’t be giving out the current-trading details that we’ve become accustomed to at its AGM.
H&M is upbeat despite a tough six months, saying it's on the right path, is improving the product mix, seeing good results from new launches and scaling up tech developments that offer future profit potential.
Trouva, the UK retail marketplace platform that gives consumers access to merchandise from independent retailers, has added a number of Berlin stores to its existing offer after attracting investment cash in 2017.
Inditex sales may have risen only 2% in Q1 but it was still a record quarter and without currency exchange effects it would have powered ahead by 7% as both online and stores expansion again proved a winning formula.
A new deal between Harvey Nichols and tech firm Hero sees the luxury retailer offering a physical stores experience to online shoppers, and in its test phase its has driven conversion rates much, much higher.
The John Lewis department store operation was the star performer at the John Lewis Partnership in the seven days to June 9 as total company sales rose 2.4% to £212.02 million, but the chain rose 4.2%.