The Very brand boosted Shop Direct in its latest year with sales and customer numbers rising. But while operating profit is rising too, one-off items kept it lossmaking, although it's upbeat for the future.
With London Fashion week kicking off now, Mintel is predicting that UK womenswear sales will grow 14% between this year and 2022 to reach an eventual £33.5 billion as women seek greater quality in their fashion buys.
Superdry had big news Wednesday with a new fashion fashion initiative to reach the Asos generation and a big new hire, the company having lured Tommy Hilfiger's former global head of womenswear to its brand.
The UK menswear sector has been growing for some time and that trend is expected to continue for the next four years, according to the latest report from digital analytics consultancy agency Onefourzero.
UK-based Smiley and denim brand Lee Jeans are wrapping up their SS18 European partnership with a major marketing activation at the Elrow Town Festival, which takes place at NDSM Docklands in Amsterdam this Saturday.