SMCP has been one of the market’s biggest success stories of recent years and it looks like that success story is continuing. The company issued its Q2 results on the last day of July and described them as “superb”.
Bally looked to Tory Burch for its new marketing director, Eva Quirrenbach, and is strengthening its EMEA market, naming Silvia Onofri chief executive of the region, in addition to her current role as head of wholesale.
JD Sports has added a a new multi-stream music entertainment platform, called JD-X, to its in-store offer and to its mobile app as entertainment becomes a key feature of both store and online shopping.
Sustainability was the key message at Pure London as its new Conscious section debuted with a broad selection of sustainable brands and the seminar and discussion programme took a deep dive into the issue.
Struggling mother and baby products retailer Mothercare is reportedly planning a new marketing push as it works to revive its business in the face of a CVA that will see a large number of store closures and job losses.
Bonmarché had mixed news on Thursday as it latest trading update showed that online sales continue to boom but like-for-like sales in stores remain weak. However, the company is upbeat and is seeing signs of progress.