UK named as largest online exporter in EuropeSubscription
For international online shoppers, the UK is an increasingly appealing retail destination – new findings show that more overseas shoppers buy from the UK than any other European country.
London department stores Harrods, Harvey Nichols and Fortnum & Mason have today unveiled window displays to commemorate the suffrage movement during London Fashion Week.
Sir Charlie Mayfield, chairman of the John Lewis Partnership, has reiterated the retailer’s commitment to its “Never Knowingly Undersold” price promise, despite “unprecedented” levels of promotion on the UK high street.
Moda Gent moves to Pure LondonSubscription
Moda Gent, the menswear section of Birmingham-based trade show Moda, will move to Pure London to join its menswear offer, Pure Man, for February 2019.
Ilse Jacobsen launches UK websiteSubscription
Danish womenswear brand Ilse Jacobsen is set to launch a UK ecommerce site for the first time.
River Island to launch online with NextSubscription
Young fashion retailer River Island is set to begin selling its ranges via the Next website.
John Lewis profits wiped outSubscription
John Lewis Partnership profits before tax and exceptional items fell 98.8% to £1.2m in “the most promotional market we’ve seen in almost a decade”, said chairman Sir Charlie Mayfield.
UKFT launches Brexit checklist Subscription
The UK Fashion and Textiles Association (UKFT) has launched a checklist to help companies prepare for the various possible outcomes of the UK’s departure from the European Union.
Sports Direct denies Debenhams takeover bidSubscription
Sports Direct confirmed it does not intend to make an offer to acquire Debenhams, after a director admitted yesterday that merging it with House of Fraser had been discussed at board level.
Sarah Curran-Usher joins retail headhunterSubscription
Sarah Curran-Usher has joined Retail Executives, a specialist fashion and retail recruitment firm, as a partner and head of the new retail advisory division.