John Lewis had a fairly strong 2016 with new fashion lines boosting sales. But it sees challenges ahead with like-for-likes so far this year down, price pressures increasing and online growth hitting store traffic.
Hugo Boss said on Thursday that improving its online business will be a top priority this year as the struggling German fashion house hopes to avoid another decline in sales and cement a recovery in China.
H&M is continuing to be one of the most interesting retailers in the sustainability and gender-neutral fashion space and has announced that it will launch Denim United later this month, channelling the normcore trend
UK sports fashion, outdoor and casualwear retail giant JD Sports has its sights set on fast international growth with news of its Australian debut and a major deal in Spain and Portugal to merge with Sport Zone.
Lojas Americanas SA, Brazil's largest discount retailer, has raised 2.4 billion reais ($759 million) through the sale of new common and preferred shares, one source with direct knowledge of the matter said.