Cautious optimism sums up JD Sports Fashion’s outlook as the UK-based sports, fashion and outdoor retail giant raised its profit guidance for 2022 on Thursday. And sales for the new year's Q1 are also ahead.
Speculation around Missguided’s future is building and a number of big-name retailers and private equity giants are understood to be circling the troubled firm with some expected to made bids this month.
Booming online shopping, with the addition of Covid and Brexit, means demand for UK warehousing and transport systems has increased by 88% over the past decade and is 21% higher than in 2019, a new report claims.
Next has opened its first department store-style location with an upsized opening in the Atria centre in Watford. The new store brings together its clothing and homewares offers, plus beauty and Victoria’s Secret.
Go Outdoors is aiming to make the most of promoting the great outdoors, with the retailer collaborating with sector specialist celebrities Julia Bradbury and Helen Skelton as the spring/summer season arrives.