Avon on Thursday reported its first earnings beat in six quarters as it signed up more sales representatives in the EMEA region to sell its cosmetics. The firm will shutter Australia and New Zealand activity by year-end.
Plus size and menswear growth, a US sales surge, and good online sales drove omnichannel retailer N Brown to a pleasing Q3 and record-breaking Christmas period. And a new Zalando deal should drive sales even higher.
Europe's top online-only fashion retailer Zalando is stepping up its fast-growing brand partnerships programme, building on ties with the likes of Nike and Superdry to repel the challenge of U.S. interloper Amazon.