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Lanvin appoints new creative director Subscription
Luxury brand Lanvin has appointed Bruno Sialelli as its new creative director.
House of Fraser’s Christmas sales drop Subscription
Sales at House of Fraser reportedly plummeted 60% year on year in the run up to Christmas.
Philip Green launches ‘review’ of Arcadia Subscription
Sir Philip Green has reportedly launched a review of Arcadia Group and hired advisers from Deloitte to explore a raft of store closures.
Retail property value to fall 16% Subscription
The value of retail property is set to fall by 15.9% this year as shoppers increasingly move online, new research has found.
Strong Christmas sales at TFG London Subscription
TFG London, the owner of Phase Eight, Whistles, Hobbs and Damsel in a Dress, had a 4.7% year on year increase in sales in December, underpinned by strong post-Black Friday trade and an “excellent” response to the launch of its end of season Sale.
Clarks considers closure of UK factory Subscription
Clarks has announced its UK factory in Street, Somerset could close after failing to meet manufacturing and cost targets.
Sales drop at N Brown GroupSubscription
Group sales at N Brown Group in the 18 weeks to 5 January fell 1.6% year on year, in a “challenging” and “highly promotional” market.
Festive sales up at Primark Subscription
Sales at Primark for the 16 weeks to 5 January were up 4% year on year, driven by new store openings.
Suppliers’ fears for Debenhams mount Subscription
Suppliers have expressed concern about the future of Debenhams following last week’s revolt by Mike Ashley at the retailer’s annual general meeting.
M&S names stores set to shutter Subscription
Marks & Spencer has revealed the next 17 shops proposed for closure across the UK as part of plans to reshape its store estate, impacting more than 1,000 members of staff.