Jack Wills has revealed a raft of new senior appointments to enhance its capabilities and help continue its UK and overseas growth, replacing some of the departures reported by Drapers last week.
Clothing and footwear retailers have reported a mixed bag of trading over the bank holiday weekend, with the high street faring better than retail parks and shopping centres.
Boohoo.com chief financial officer Neil Catto has been given 1.6 million share options worth £400,000, the young fashion etailer said in a statement.
St Albans menswear indie D Copperfield has undergone a £100,000 refurbishment.
Designer Oliver Spencer is mentoring men’s underwear brand Hamilton and Hare as it embarks on the launch of its first standalone store in London later this year.
Retailers that do not invest in mobile shopping could be losing out on a combined £6.6bn of sales per year, according to the latest figures.
Sales at menswear group Moss Bros grew 6.4% in the 15 weeks to May 16 with like-for-likes up 7.4%, underpinned by the strong performance of its retail business.
French multi-brand store Merci is on the brink of signing a deal to open its debut UK shop in the retail quarter of the King’s Cross development in London, Drapers understands.
Streetwear agency A Number of Names will open a flagship store in London’s Soho on Saturday stocking brands including Bedwin & The Heartbreakers and Billionaire Boys Club, as well as its own brand Anon products.
Fashion, footwear and textiles sales grew by 8.7% in April against the same month last year, which was the largest year-on-year increase since February 2010.
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