E-tailer Net-A-Porter is taking orders via its UK website once again, although these orders won't be fulfilled just yet as the company’s London warehouse remains closed for now. Its US site is also open for pre-orders.
Loungewear, active clothing, lingerie and swim are key focuses for consumers under lockdown as they seek comfort while working (and working out) at home and also look forward to post-lockdown holidays.
It's believed that Arcadia could need to close many more stores than it had planned to as the coronavirus crisis continues to crush UK fashion retail. Its 2019 CVAs included clauses allowing extra closures to happen.
In an ocean of coronavirus-linked bad news, there was some good news from Schuh as the company said it has now reopened its website with rigorous measures in place and no employees being forced to work.
Canada has signed an agreement with Amazon Canada to manage the distribution of medical equipment like masks, gloves and ventilators purchased by the Canadian government to help in its fight against the coronavirus.
The Modist has closed its doors, not just for the duration of the global lockdown, but permanently. The modest fashion luxury e-tailer said that it’s ceasing operations having taken a huge hit due to Covid-19.
Amazon is postponing its major summer shopping event, Prime Day, until at least August and expects a potential $100 million hit from excess devices it might now sell at a discount, according to notes seen by Reuters.
Troubled tailoring specialist Bagir Group is assessing its options as it said the coronavirus crisis means it has "insufficient cash resources available" and undermined its ability to continue as a going concern.
Amazon.com Inc plans to roll out temperature checks and face masks for staff at all its U.S. and European warehouses by early next week, a huge deployment for workers on the front lines of the coronavirus outbreak.