UK home and fashion retailer Joe Browns has moved into kidswear, launching a trial capsule collection. The retailer said the new new line supports its wider ambitions “to deliver £100 million sales by 2026”.
Castore’s already long list of professional sports team sponsorships has grown further. The premium sportswear brand has become the new kit supplier to the Samoan rugby union team, its first national team sponsorship.
A good week-on-week gain, but still well below pre-pandemic numbers. That was Black Friday (26 November) shopper traffic numbers across the UK. Footfall was 35% higher week-on-week, but still down 23% on two years ago.
London West End footfall in the seven shopping days from 22-28 November inched up 2% week-on-week, and rose 11% over last year's Black Friday, latest figures from the New West End Company (NWEC) showed on Monday.
Matthew Rugamba knew his Rwandan fashion label had arrived when Junior Nyong'o, the brother of Oscar winner Lupita Nyong'o, attended the world premiere of "Black Panther" in a three-piece suit designed by him.