Selfridges Group isn't only spending heavily to upgrade its London and Birmingham flagships and it will also invest €11m in Dublin department store Arnotts as it refurbishes the building and upgrades its tech.
Asos is going from strength to strength with sales and profits both rising strongly. And product initiatives are paying off, while a new relationship with Estée Lauder should boost it in the beauty arena.
Clothing down. Footwear down. Health and beauty down. That was the picture of UK retail last month as ongoing bad weather meant interest in sarongs, sandals, sun cream and spring/summer fashion generally was at a low.
Asos Senior Beauty Buyer Katrina Fulluck spoke with FashionNetworkcom about how beauty is booming for the British pure player, which will launch its own line in September and increase the number of brands on the site.
The entrepreneur has taken to Instagram to offer fans a preview of her upcoming Kat Von D Beauty 10th Anniversary Collection, which is set to launch on May 5, in honor of the star's birth country of Mexico.