Gifting, experiences and retailer redemption programme provider Appreciate Group reported a “strong Q3 peak quarter”, shoring up its outlook for the year and providing a “robust and scalable platform for future growth”.
A “strong peak performance” in Clothing & Footwear underpinned by rising demand its core strategic brands and a return to growth in active customer numbers were the key positives in a busy Q3 for N Brown.
A trading update from Primark's parent company on Thursday showed the fashion retail chain is bouncing back from the pandemic, with the US business a standout performer. But city centre stores globally still struggle.
Tara Button, founder of sustainable retailer Buy Me Once, has launched a petition to challenge retailers who destroy or throw away good stock, calling for the introduction of a special tax and fines for past offences.
British Prime Minister Boris Johnson announced the end of Covid-19 measures introduced to curb the rapid spread of the Omicron variant in England as he looks to live with the virus after a peak in cases.
Major British brands including Burberry, Marks & Spencer and John Lewis have signed up to support the Queen’s upcoming Platinum Jubilee as official partners of the Pageant on 5 June in celebration of her 70-year reign.
Early signs of the confidence shown by workers returning to their offices saw a boost for UK high street footfall in the latest week. Footfall across UK retail destinations rose 1.5%, according to Springboard.
Two key executives who helped to shape UK retail died in the last few days. Paul Myners was the former chairman of M&S and Landsec and John Sainsbury was the driving force behind the supermarket chain for 23 years.
Fashion, art, retail and technology are drawn together in a first-of-its-kind, multi-layered cultural collab featuring the work of artist Victor Vasarely and fashion house Paco Rabanne at Selfridges’ London store.
UK designer Sir Paul Smith has joined a prestigious royal order in recognition of his work for British fashion. Sir Paul was made a member of the Order of the Companions of Honour by the Duke of Cambridge on Wednesday.