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Canadian yogawear business Lululemon is poised to take over the Chelsea store currently occupied by iconic independent King’s Road Sporting Club, which is closing its doors for the last time this month after 21 years.
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At Debenhams’ press briefing on Wednesday morning, chief executive Michael Sharp said “product remains at the heart of what we do”.
Ian Humphris, joint managing director of marketing consultancy Life Agency.
Tesco’s clothing range F&F has performed strongly online, with sales up nearly 60% in 2013/14, as the supermarket reports annual profits down 6%.
JD Sports Fashion is considering new opportunities for growth in the coming year – both potential acquisitions and international expansion – as its outdoor arm breaks even and the turnaround of its fashion chain Bank continues.
House of Fraser chairman Don McCarthy could leave the department store chain as early as July, depending on when the sale to Chinese group Sanpower’s Nanjing Cenbest subsidiary is completed.
Sports Direct is among a dozen brands currently in talks with Debenhams to trial being stocked by the department store over the next few months.
JD Sports Fashion has reported operating losses of £6.4m in its fashion arm for the year to February 1, compared to losses of £1.7m in 2013, as total revenues rose by 5.7% to £1.3bn.
Debenhams has said it will refocus its strategy around discounting, with fewer days on Sale, after group profits plummeted 24.5% to £85.2m in the first half of its financial year.
Bonmarché is forging ahead with plans for a multichannel future as it trials new shopfits, more stores in garden centres and a revamp of its digital back office.
Fashion and footwear were the top performing retail categories in March, according to data published by the British Retail Consortium/KPMG today.
The smart flagship store recently unveiled by Nicholas Deakins in Leeds signals a new maturity for the men’s clothing and footwear brand.
It’s all about healthy living at Canadian yoga brand Lululemon’s first UK store.
Eastleigh mall uses Bluetooth tech to send offers to shoppers.
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