Following its recent Jaeger buy, M&S is diving deeper into selling additional fashion brands with news Thursday that it will add Hobbs, Joules, Phase Eight, White Stuff, Jack & Jones, Sloggi and Sosandar to its offer.
Britain's Marks & Spencer said on Thursday it would launch a wave of guest clothing brands on its website this spring, including Hobbs, White Stuff, Joules and Sloggi, in bid to accelerate online growth.
PayPal Holdings Inc will launch its "buy now, pay later" (BNPL) option in Australia this June, the U.S. payments giant said on Wednesday, muscling in further on Afterpay Ltd and others for share in the booming industry.
Ted Baker is taking a big step on Thursday as it debuts Live Video Shopping for customers in the UK in a deal with Bambuser, the company that also worked with Bestseller on its recent debut in this channel.
Net-A-Porter has officially launched in the Middle East with a localised platform for the region in Arabic and English. It’s also available as a website and a mobile app. It's been fully customised to meet local needs.
Browns has linked up with the Nordic talent platform Designers’ Nest and has chosen Swedish designer Emma Gudmundson to create a collection that will be sold exclusively in-store and online by the London-based boutique.
With Ramadan that begins next month set to remain a key shopping season, despite the pandemic, Farfetch has launched a new Ramadan campaign. It focuses on the exclusive capsules it’s offering from 30 international names.
First, John Lewis unveiled plans to convert part of its Oxford Street, London flagship into office space. And now M&S is doing the same. It wants to convert the upper floors of its Oxford Street site near Marble Arch.
Hugo Boss has signed up to take space in the refurbished Parcels Building that’s part of the ‘Selfridges neighbourhood’ in the West End of London. The building is currently being upgraded will be ready in 2022.
Online retail sales surged again in February and fashion was a key beneficiary. And it was encouraging that footwear sales sprang back to life after a tough year due to the pandemic keeping consumers at home.
British consumers cut back heavily on spending as they spent a second month in a Covid-19 lockdown in February but confidence in the economy hit a 12-month high, payment card firm Barclaycard said on Tuesday.
Hopes of a post-pandemic spending boom may be misplaced globally, a new report suggests. They EY Future Consumer Index found consumers are more worried than in late 2020 and will focus on affordability.