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Indies expect bumper bank holiday salesSubscription
Independent retailers across the country are looking forward to the upcoming bank holiday weekend, as a chance to bolster sales and kick off the autumn 19 buying season.
Online clothing sales ‘disappoint’ in JulySubscription
Online clothing sales increased 4.5% year on year last month, but retailers failed to match June’s increase of 15.7%.
Shop Direct offers £600,000 for charity projectSubscription
Shop Direct has launched a campaign to find a new charity partner.
Prices warning on no-deal BrexitSubscription
British consumers could be hit by an 11.5% increase in prices for clothing made in Europe, if the UK leaves the European Union without a trade deal.
Office to shut up to 15 storesSubscription
Footwear retailer Office will close 10 to 15 of its loss-making stores in the next two years.
Profits slump at Urban OutfittersSubscription
Net profit at Urban Outfitters Group was down 35% year on year to $60.3m (£49.7m) for the 13 weeks to 31 July.
Hammerson hires new CFOSubscription
Property company Hammerson has appointed James Lenton as chief financial officer (CFO) and an executive director, and will assume the respective roles on 16 September and 1 October.
Revenue up at Global Fashion Group Subscription
International etailer Global Fashion Group (GFG) has reported a 15% increase in revenue in the second quarter of 2019, but is yet to reach the break-even point with its EBITDA.
Burberry CEO pay outpaces FTSE averageSubscription
Pay for chief executives of FTSE 100 companies shrank 13% year on year to an average of £3.4m in 2018, but the salary for the top job at Burberry increased by 112%.
Sales up for TK Maxx owner Subscription
TK Maxx owner, US-based TJX, has reported a 5.3% year-on-year increase in international net sales to $1.28bn (£1.05bn) for the 13 weeks to 3 August.