The Jaeger and Austin Reed owner has apparently been approached by hopeful buyers interested in its heritage brands. But sources said the approaches were unsolicited and it hasn't been looking to sell the brands
A Bangladeshi garment-makers' trade body is threatening to stop production for EWM over claims millions of pounds are owed to factories. But EWM said most stock has been paid for and deals reached on other orders.
Some fashion retailers wondering how their businesses will recover after the coronavirus crisis eases might be cheered up by a study that shows more younger consumers expect to get back to normal quickly.
The livelihoods of millions of Asian garment workers are in jeopardy after cancellations by top fashion brands, with unions, researchers and campaigners warning coronavirus could lead to a rollback of labour rights.
A number of retail landlords have reportedly agreed to include a pandemic clause in new Bonmarché leases, allowing the retailer to take on new shop leases without paying any rents until the lockdown is lifted.
French Connection issued a surprise (and very short) update on Friday detailing the results of its strategic review, and its share price plunged as a result. The reason? It's no longer for sale and trading remains tough.