The French do have a thing for their tragic singers, and few were more dramatic than the glamorous Italian star Dalida, the subject of a striking exhibition in the Palais Galliera in Paris that opens Thursday.
The collapse of UK fashion retailer Jaeger and weak non-food sales figures from the British Retail Consortium (BRC) reinforce the negative sector and ratings outlooks for the European retail sector, Fitch Ratings says.
Activewear, m-commerce, pricing investments, social engagement and logistics spend all added to a stellar H1 for Asos as the company's sales soared at home and hit the stratosphere abroad with more power growth expected.
New Look owner Brait SE has postponed plans to list on the London Stock Exchange and relocate its HQ to Britain as uncertainty over Brexit and the UK’s trading position in two years’ time makes such a move too risky.
The extent of Primark’s appeal as a fashion destination can be seen from some news Monday with CBRE Global Investors reporting a 30% rise in average daily footfall at Lion Walk in Colchester due to the chain’s arrival.
Pure London looked relatively busy last week despite the industry and retail sector facing huge challenges, from the impact of Brexit to business rate rises. Most interesting was the offer from newcomers to the show.
Tough market conditions summed up New Look’s performance in Q3 and in the year to December 24. But after a weak start to the year, Q3 appears to have improved, boosted by e-tail, menswear and international ops.