Struggling fashion retailer Superdry had good news on Monday as it announced a new financing facility and that its trading in recent months has been better than it was expecting, even though it remains down.
Superdry is to take back control of its China operations. It will close its stores in the market but said China remains important and it's shifting its focus to the growth channels of online and wholesale.
Plunging store sales but a surge online were the big stories in Superdry's latest quarter and full year. It remains upbeat as recovery signs are being seen, even though store closures will delay its turnaround.
Virgil Abloh, Rick Owens and Raf Simons are among the designers who have dropped collaborations with outdoor apparel brands, a strong emerging trend that might set off a thorough transformation of the outdoor sector.