John Lewis Partnership has been quietly opening John Lewis department store concessions in its Waitrose supermarkets. And while only a few have opened so far, it's reportedly planning to speed up this process.
Italian leather goods specialist Valextra has named Xavier Rougeaux to be its new chief executive officer; while veteran luxury executive Ralph Toledano joins its board. The appointments are effective immediately.
John Lewis will host a special live-stream event on Friday and has also unveiled Rita Clifton as its its next deputy chairman. The company will host its first live-streamed show as part of its Christmas campaign.
The CEO of Ba&sh explains how the French label is adapting to the crisis and to changing consumer needs, by tweaking the range in response to lockdowns, reorganising its stores and boosting digitalisation.
The British Fashion Council has announced the second round of recipients of the BFC Foundation Fashion Fund, supporting creative fashion businesses and individuals to help them survive the Covid-19 crisis.
John Lewis executive director Pippa Wicks is confident that the department store will be able to match last year’s sales performance during the Christmas period despite the ongoing coronavirus uncertainty.