Tag : Brexit
Yet again we find ourselves in the strange position of celebrating London as an international stage for British design talent, less than two months before the UK leaves the European Union.
Fashion retailers and suppliers have warned that the government’s Yellowhammer document on the consequences of a no-deal Brexit could become “a self-fulfilling prophecy” by heightening anxiety and pushing people to stockpile.
New brand and own-brand development helped fashion sales withstand an otherwise disappointing set of results for the partnership, managing director of John Lewis & Partners Paula Nickolds has told Drapers.
The UK government has published a new document outlining its “worst case planning assumptions” should we leave the European Union without a deal next month.
The Future High Streets Fund has sidestepped the UK’s high streets in most need of investment, in favour of those in more marginal parliamentary constituencies.
Irish retail: between a rock and a hard borderSubscription
The question at the crux of the Brexit negotiations – the ending of free trade between Northern Ireland and the republic – continues to damage business on both side of the border.
‘Desperate’ retailers discount autumn stockSubscription
High street and online retailers across the UK have launched discounts on new-season products, as warm temperatures dampen demand for autumn stock.
The British Fashion Council (BFC) is urging the government to avoid a no-deal Brexit, claiming it would have a “negative impact” on the industry.
Brexit nerves erode consumer confidenceSubscription
Consumer confidence slid across all five measures in August as political upheaval continues to make shoppers feel nervous.
High street sales in August have fallen at the fastest rate since 2008, new research has found.