Tag : trading updates
Fashion sales edge up at John LewisSubscription
Fashion sales were up 1% at John Lewis last week, but a poor performance in its home category dragged down the department store group’s total sales for the period.
Retailers anticipate Bank Holiday boostSubscription
Multiple retailers are counting on new-season product and further discounting to drive sales over the upcoming Bank Holiday weekend.
Footwear retailers upbeat as trading picks upSubscription
Footwear retailers have said they are optimistic for autumn following an unexpected uplift in trading this season.
Spring weather warms up trade for indiesSubscription
Contemporary independents in the southern half of England have reported an uptick in sales following warmer temperatures over the last couple of weeks.
New-season promotions and faltering consumer confidence have created a challenging environment for some multiples over the last few weeks, but specialist retailers reported a more positive start to spring trading.
‘Dreich’ sales for Scottish retailers in JanuarySubscription
Like-for-like retail sales in Scotland fell by 3.2% in January as shoppers kept a firmer grip on their wallets after the festive period.
The mixed performance of N Brown Group and Bonmarché over Christmas underlined the importance of investing in attracting the “grey pound” online.
Reiss's cracking multichannel ChristmasSubscription
Total sales at Reiss rose by 19.7% year on year in the six weeks to 7 January thanks to growth in its UK like-for-like sales, ecommerce sales and international expansion.
Strong Christmas trading at HobbsSubscription
Sales at Hobbs rose 14.3% year on year in the 13 weeks to 31 December, driven by international and online growth.
Asos capitalised on opportunities to grow its international business when the value of the pound fell following the EU referendum, helping overall retail sales to soar 36% despite challenges in the UK fashion market.