Premium e-commerce marketplace Secret Sales has hired six “star” senior execs with impressive track records at some of fashion’s biggest names. They’re filling new positions as it expands at home and abroad.
There was some good news coming out of Marks & Spencer for once on Friday as it upgraded its profit outlook after shoppers went online to buy more of its revamped clothing offer and also bought plenty of its foods.
British retailer Marks & Spencer is to add more guest clothing and footwear brands to its website, including FatFace and Jones Bootmaker, after an initial wave of brands increased traffic and attracted new customers.
M&S has ramped up its inclusive approach to a core category — lingerie — with the launch this week of a “new neutrals” line. It comes with a “bold and relevant” customer campaign dubbed Nothing Neutral About It.
M&S has delivered a bleak full-year earnings report, although the bad news was far from unexpected. In year to April 3 — which included three lockdowns during which its clothing departments were shut — sales plummeted.