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Selfridges has confirmed a 10% rise in sales in the four weeks to Christmas day, resulting in record sales for the period.
Maternity and kidswear retailer Mamas & Papas has seen like-for-like sales grow by 2.7% in the six weeks to 13 January, boosted by personal shopping.
Value womenswear retailer Bonmarché has announced a 5.5% drop in sales for the 13 weeks to 30 December, as falling in-store sales negated stronger online performance.
Sales at Primark rose by 7% during the 16 weeks ending 6 January 2018, due to “increased retail selling space”.
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Burberry’s retail revenue fell by 2% on a reported basis to £719m in the three months to 31 December, but CEO Marco Gobbetti said it was making “good progress” against its strategic objectives.
Zalando expects to deliver a rise in sales of between 21% and 23% for its fourth quarter, despite a “challenging” October.
Outgoing group CEO of Shop Direct Alex Baldock has said he turned the business around during one of UK retail’s most “rapid and far-reaching transformations”.
Independent retailers have expressed confidence about 2018 after a “buoyant” Christmas trading period.
Group revenue at Shop Direct jumped by 6.3% in the seven weeks to 22 December 2017, driven by a strong performance from lifestyle site Very and electricals.
BHS has continued its comeback as an online-only “start-up” retailer, posting a 43% rise in sales for the 13 weeks to 30 December.
Christmas sales at Cornish lifestyle brand Seasalt have risen by 52% compared with the previous year, driven by a full-price strategy ahead of its winter Sale period.
Strong ecommerce sales drove a “record” performance at plus-size womenswear retailer Yours Clothing this Christmas.
Matalan has said it “planned rigorously” for volatile trading conditions last autumn, which helped it to a rise in EBITDA and full-price sales in the third quarter and over Christmas.
Primark parent Associated British Foods (ABF) is expected to report a decline in sales this week (18 January), but analysts believe the clothing retailer has experienced sales growth in the UK.
There was a 3.5% decline in footfall at shopping destinations in all regions in the five weeks to 30 December 2017.
Burberry is expected to post a rise in sales when it updates the market later this week (17 January).
John Lewis boss Paula Nickolds has singled out womenswear as a key driver in buoying Christmas sales at the department store, citing own-brand as a pivotal aspect.
Young fashion womenswear brand Little Mistress has seen year-on-year revenue from its website skyrocket by 134% in the period between 1 October and 31 December.
House of Fraser’s own-brand ranges fell short of sales expectations during the Christmas trading period, according to the retailer’s chief executive Alex Williamson.
Footwear retailer Footasylum has reported revenues of £89.8m for the 18 weeks to 30 December, up 33.4%.
John Lewis increased sales during the Christmas period, with fashion a top-performer, but expects that full-year margins will be affected by its price-matching strategy.
Boohoo Group has announced soaring revenues across all brands, seeing a 100% rise in total group revenue for the four months to 31 December 2017.
House of Fraser has reported a decline in sales, both in stores and online, in the run-up to Christmas.
M&S has announced a further fall to its clothing and home sales in the third quarter of 2017, as total group revenue inches down.
Investment in its distribution network helped Quiz to post strong Christmas trading figures earlier today, and the business is now “well-placed” to combat the ongoing challenging environment, its chief commercial officer has said.
Group revenue at women’s fast fashion retailer Quiz climbed by 31.9% in the seven weeks to 6 January, compared with the year before.
There was a “fashion frenzy” online over the Christmas trading period, while in-store sales of non-food items declined, according to the latest figures from the BRC-KPMG sales monitor.
Clothing and home sales at Marks & Spencer are expected to have fallen over the Christmas period, according to analysts.