Last year, Gap, Pimkie and H&M left the Parisian mid-market commercial thoroughfare, while Parfois and Tezenis came in, ahead of JD Sports and the re-opening of the La Samaritaine shopping centre in spring 2020.
With many in UK retail reporting sales falls for the Christmas trading period it was encouraging on Friday to see JD Sports Fashion talking about “positive like-for-like trends in the group's global fascias”.
FashionNetwork.com visited the European offices of the US sportswear giant to find out about its plans for Europe, where, hit by the ‘yellow vest’ protests in France, it is concentrating on London and Milan.
Pretty Green has had its ups and downs of late but after its administration filing this spring and its purchase by retail giant JD Sports, it seems to be on an up and has launched a Smiley collab for festival season.
The unstoppable JD Sports issued an update on Wednesday and it showed its progress doesn't seem to be slowing down with the fiscal year starting well and the firm opening new stores in Europe, Asia Pacific and the US.