Clothing spend rose last month but the UK retail sector remains on a knife-edge with consumer confidence weak and supply chain issues a big worry, the monthly Barclaycard and BRC reports showed on Tuesday.
French Connection on Tuesday released what we assume will be its last set of results before it’s sold, and they showed the start of a recovery. But its performance is still far from its glory days earlier this century.
Ever since it opened during last month fashionistas, fans and tourists have chorused that the retrospective Thierry Mugler: Couturissime inside the Musée des Arts Décoratifs in Paris is essential viewing.
Amazon has opened its first UK non-food store with a debut at Bluewater in Kent. Although not selling fashion for now, it’s a strong signal of the retailer’s ambitions in physical retail for multiple product categories.
The French luxury label is moving into the sports market in partnership with Italian gym equipment specialist Technogym, personalizing a selection of accessories as part of a limited-edition collection.
The Hut Group shares continued to fall on Tuesday morning after a period of decline that had already seen the firm losing a quarter of its market value in just two weeks by Monday’s stock exchange closing bell.
UK grocery and general merchandise retailer Morrisons is being acquired by the group that made a rebuffed bid for it earlier this year, with American group Clayton, Dubilier & Rice winning the auction at the weekend.