Switzerland’s retail sector is expected to partially recover in 2018 due to a strong Swiss economy, which has largely overcome problems triggered by a strong franc following the end of a cap against the euro in 2015.
Ted Baker enjoyed a “good retail performance” over the tough Christmas trading period with the company saying on Wednesday that the eight weeks to January saw retail sales rising 9%, or 10.5% at constant exchange rates.
Maybe it’s all the talk and tweets about who has the biggest nuclear button between Donald Trump and Kim Jong-un? For one overriding trend in London Fashion Week Men's (LFWM) this season was Survivalist Chic.
Fat Face’s decision to shun the traditional pre-Christmas discounting practices paid off for the British casualwear retailer, as sales increased by 12% and 8% on a like-for-like basis in the 5 weeks to 6 January 2018.
French fashion label Saint Laurent, part of Kering, will start selling online in China through a JD.com portal, joining shopping players like Alibaba in trying to tap strong luxury goods demand from Chinese consumers.