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Tom Bottomley

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Oxford Street 2020

Hospitality reopening spurs UK high street double-digit footfall growth

Footfall across all UK retail destinations rose by +10.6% for the week 5-11 July, which is more than double the growth of the previous...
Patrick Grant

Patrick Grant’s Cookson & Clegg manufacturer gets Made Smarter support

Blackburn-based clothing manufacturer Cookson & Clegg – owned by fashion designer and co-presenter of The Great British Sewing Bee TV show, Patrick Grant, has...
Ace & Tate

Ace & Tate eyes future growth with €14m investment

Dutch eyewear brand Ace & Tate has secured a €14m investment to advance its European growth – focusing on retail expansion, new technology and...
Pitti Uomo JAN 2020

Pitti Connect digital platform to launch 16 July

The launch date of Pitti Immagine’s digital platform Pitti Connect, covering all of the organiser’s 2020 summer fairs - including Pitti Uomo 98, Pitti...
Online fashion Online retail sales

Online retail sales up 33.9% in June despite stores reopening

According to the latest data from IMRG Capgemini Online Retail Index, online retail sales growth skyrocketed by +33.9% year-on-year (YoY) in June – a...
Brooks Brothers

Brooks Brothers files for bankruptcy protection as it seeks buyer

Iconic American men’s outfitter Brooks Brothers filed for bankruptcy court protection from creditors on Wednesday 8 July, 2020, as it continues its search for...
Sports Direct

Mike Ashley’s Frasers Group to withhold rents for the foreseeable future

Mike Ashley’s Frasers Group to withhold rents until trading “reaches a level” envisaged. According to a letter seen by...
Furlough Rishi Sunak

Retail industry overlooked in VAT cuts

The retail industry has not been included in the "Summer Economic Update" revealed by chancellor Rishi Sunak today, which granted a VAT cut for...
Rishi Sunak Chancellor Furlough

BRC says chancellor must get public spending to save retail

The British Retail Consortium (BRC) is advising “swift action” in the Chancellor of the Exchequer Rishi Sunak’s "Summer Economic Update" today - to boost...
Boxfresh Pentland

350 redundancies to come at Pentland Brands and Boxfresh to “hibernate”

Pentland Brands has pencilled around 350 redundancies as part of a global strategic review which will also see it “hibernate” its Boxfresh brand, as...
Belstaff OGC NICE

Belstaff announced as official outfitters of OGC Nice football club

British heritage brand Belstaff has signed to become the official outfitting partner for French football club, OGC Nice, which is managed by former Arsenal...
Klarna

Klarna reveals why online shoppers decide to “buy or bail” on...

Buy now and pay later service provider Klarna, in association with leading software-as-a-service ecommerce platform BigCommerce, has released new data from a report highlighting...