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Retail & Etail

Havaianas HATCH

Havaianas appoints international president to drive global growth

Alpargatas Company, the global leader in open footwear, has announced the appointment of Frederic Levy as the President Havaianas International.Levy will be responsible for...
James Harford-Tyrer Cudoni

Luxury resale site Cudoni wins multi-million pound investment

Cudoni has secured further investment, including from retail veteran Andrew Jennings, taking the total funds raised by the luxury resale site to £4.6m.Daily Mail...

Canali relocates New Bond Street flagship store

Luxury Italian tailoring brand Canali opened its new flagship London store at 64 New Bond street at the weekend - on the...
Christmas M&S

Marks & Spencer to increase distribution centre staff by 30% for...

Ahead of the festive season, Marks & Spencer is increasing capacity at its online distribution centre at Castle Donington, as the retailer gets set...

Clarks begins restructuring talks with landlords

Clarks is reported to have begun restructuring talks with landlords to negotiate some store closures and a shift to turnover-based rents.The restructuring (which would...
Oxford Street

Retail footfall impacted by differing COVID-19 restrictions across UK nations

Footfall across all retail destinations in the UK declined by -1.2% last week, 18-24 October, compared to the week before.With different coronavirus-related restrictions coming...
Matthew Moulding

The Hut Group raises forecasts after third-quarter sales surge

Recently floated online retailer The Hut Group (THG) has raised its sales targets after demand surged by more than a third over the past...
Debenhams

Debenhams bids due within the next three days

Potential bidders for distressed department store chain Debenhams are understood to have until the middle of the week to submit their bids.The chain, which...
Gucci UK Store

Kering reports positive sales growth in Q3

Kering has reported better-than-expected revenues in the third quarter, driven by a strong recovery in North America and Asia-Pacific.Kering’s consolidated revenue in the third...
ASOS's As You

ASOS launches new womenswear label, As You

Online fashion retailer ASOS has today announced the launch of new-to-market womenswear label As You, which has been designed to "reflect the reality" of...
Jaeger

Mike Ashley’s Frasers eyes Jaeger, Austin Reed and Jacques Vert

Mike Ashley's Frasers Group is reported to be in the running to acquire the "heritage" fashion brands, Jaeger, Austin Reed and Jacques Vert, from...

Welsh Government under pressure to allow supermarkets to sell clothes during...

The Welsh Government is under pressure to reverse its decision to forbid supermarkets selling clothing and other non-essential items during its 17-day firebreak lockdown,...
Gap

In Numbers: the week in fashion in figures

A depressing (but not surprising) start to the week was the news that shop closures had hit a record high this year with 11,000...
Empty High Street consumer spending

Fashion retail in Tiers: independents under Tiers 1, 2 and 3...

With different parts of the UK facing varying degrees of the government’s new three-tiered "lockdowns", we hear from retailers in Tier 1, Tier 2...