Tag : Christmas 2016
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.
Christmas sales up at RadleySubscription
Radley has reported a 9% jump in like-for-like sales over Christmas.
Video: Very boosts Christmas sales at Shop Direct VideoSubscription
Shop Direct has reported its fifth consecutive record-breaking Christmas, driven by fashion sales at Very.co.uk.
Brexit tourists give high street a Christmas boost Subscription
Christmas sales were boosted this year by an increase in high street spending from “Brexit tourists” taking advantage of the weakness of sterling.
On the surface, this week’s bumper crop of Christmas trading results presented a positive story for fashion retailers.
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.
Lower prices, reduced discounting and a focus on differentiating product were key to Marks & Spencer’s clothing turnaround over the Christmas period, as the retailer kicked off its “self-help story”, according to chief executive Steve Rowe.
John Lewis Partnership has reported positive Christmas results, but warned that its full-year staff bonus is likely to be “significantly lower” than last year due to external pressures on trading.