In a retail environment where selling unique products is not enough, beauty brand BareMinerals has committed to donating 1% of sales from its physical and online stores to various charities supporting women's education.
House of Fraser boss Mike Ashley’s wish to keep open as many of the beleaguered department store chain’s branches as possible could come to nothing with reports that a raft of new closures are about to be announced.
October’s high street sales in the UK continued to be sluggish and while retailers might have been hoping to reverse October 2017’s 5.2% fall, a like-for-like drop of 2% this time meant they didn’t get their wish.
Christmas spend could dip slightly in the West End this Christmas a new prediction shows but it also says that the challenging year has made it a buyers market that should tempt people away from their screens.
Michael Kors may have seen its shares falling sharply after sales missed analysts’ forecasts, but the message from the company’s top team was (almost) all positive as it looked to a time when it will be an $8bn group.
Burberry was upbeat on Thursday morning as it reported half-year results saying that its “brand repositioning is under way, with strong initial response” and that it’s “energised by the early results.”