Retail giant Inditex isn’t immune to fashion’s negative trends, but the company is certainly doing better than many, saying Wednesday that net sales in the first nine months of the year were up 10% and profit was up 6%.
We may be deep into the Christmas shopping season but John Lewis is struggling to generate notable sales growth with its latest weekly results showing an overall sales rise of just 0.1% to £151.9 million.
Designer Holly Fulton has been appointed head of fashion at the Cambridge School of Visual and Performing Arts and will run its Fashion BA Hons degree. while expanding her own label that she launched in 2009.
Springboard released its November footfall figures on Monday and they made less-than-encouraging reading as visitor traffic to stores rose marginally (by 0.2%) in a month when traffic should have picked up even more.
Apple Inc Chief Design Officer Jony Ive is returning to day-to-day management of the company’s design teams after handing off managerial duties two years ago to focus on other projects, Apple said on Friday.
L'Occitane en Provence and Pierre Hermé have joined forces for a new cooperative space in Paris. Located at 86 avenue des Champs-Elysées, the new location, which combines beauty and food, opens its doors December 8.
The White Company (TWC) said it reached an online sales record in the week including Black Friday and Cyber Monday with the performance helped by a more robust platform. It did not say exactly how much it sold.
Big news on the mall front in the UK on Wednesday as property giant Hammerson is planning to merge with major rival Intu, which means the bigger group will have stakes in or ownership of 60% of the country's supermalls.
London was the number one destination for European tourists in 2017, a study showed on Tuesday, as the cheaper pound made it attractive to both domestic and foreign visitors despite a spate of militant attacks this year.
MCH Group, which owns exhibitions such as Art Basel and Baselworld, is looking to gain a foothold in the UK and expand its international portfolio as it announces the acquisition of art show Masterpiece London.