Jill Geoghegan's stories
Oasis appoints new design director from Ted Baker Subscription
Oasis and Warehouse Group has appointed Ted Baker’s Michelle Evatt as design director for Oasis.
Profit jumps at Primark Subscription
Primark’s adjusted operating profit grew by 25% year on year to £426m for the 24 weeks to 2 March, driven by a weaker US dollar, better buying, tight stock management and reduced markdowns.
Boohoo Group sales rocketSubscription
Revenue at Boohoo Group climbed 48% to £856.9m for the year to 28 February, fuelled by soaring sales at PrettyLittleThing.
Consumer confidence edges upSubscription
UK consumer confidence edged up one percentage point to -8% in the first quarter of the year compared with the previous three months, new research has shown.
PrettyLittleThing launches recycled collection Subscription
Fast fashion womenswear etailer PrettyLittleThing has launched a collection made from recycled materials and fabrics.
Spend from US shoppers jumpsSubscription
Shoppers visiting the UK from the US in March increased their spend by 30% year on year, new research has shown.
Mulberry to expand in John Lewis Subscription
Mulberry is to open three new concessions in John Lewis branches next month, following the launch of a concession in Kingston this week.
Fashion sales edge upSubscription
Sales of fashion in the UK increased 2.04% year on year for the week to 14 April.
Clarks appoints new chairSubscription
Clarks has appointed former interim CEO Stella David as its new non-executive chair.
London retailers hit out at protesters Subscription
The climate change protests in central London are “hugely disruptive” to retailers in the area and must be brought under control, New West End Company said today.
Zalando signals unexpected profit riseSubscription
Zalando has said it will make a profit in the first quarter of its financial year, beating analysts’ expectations.
Arket launches recycling schemeSubscription
H&M group retailer Arket is launching a clothing take-back scheme in all stores at the end of the month.
Brexit concerns hit all-time highSubscription
Concerns over Brexit among chief financial officers have reached the highest level since the European Union referendum in 2016, new research has found.
Drapers Footwear Awards 2019 shortlist revealedSubscription
The very best footwear retailers, brands and suppliers in the UK and Ireland will battle it out to be crowned the winners at this year’s Drapers Footwear Awards.
Australian brand Ksubi appoints UK distributorsSubscription
Australian denim and streetwear brand Ksubi has appointed UK-based Indigofera Distribution to handle all sales and distribution for the UK, Europe, the Middle East, Russia and Asia from April.
Sales surge at LVMH Subscription
Luxury group LVMH reported a 20% jump in reported sales in its fashion and leather goods division to £5.1bn for the three months to 31 March.
Zalando to shake up boardSubscription
German etailer Zalando plans to appoint Cristina Stenbeck to its supervisory board as chairperson.
Debenhams lines up restructuring chiefSubscription
Debenhams is reportedly lining up Stefaan Vansteenkiste to be its new chief restructuring officer.
US investor sells stake back to Arcadia Subscription
US private equity firm Leonard Green and Partners has reportedly sold its 25% stake in Topshop/Topman back to Arcadia.
Debenhams landlords brace for CVA after pre-packSubscription
Debenhams landlords are preparing for the retailer to launch a company voluntary arrangement (CVA) to reduce costs, after entering a pre-pack administration today.