For yet another summer, the LVMH-owned luxury label has dropped a capsule collection inspired by the Balearic Islands, this time comprising a full range of men’s and women’s items, including accessories and a fragrance.
The event, this year scheduled in October, has picked the creative director of Lacoste to chair the fashion competition jury, the famous footwear designer for accessories and Dominique Issermann for photography.
News that John Lewis is planning to open most of its fitting rooms when it reopens it stores next week may have been encouraging, but not all retailers are planning on doing likewise — at least not at first.
Barbour has filed its accounts for the 12 months up to the end of April last year and it’s particularly interesting because it includes around a two-month period in which the pandemic was making an impact.
As Fenwick prepares to reopen, its CEO has predicted “ a good opening, but a slow recovery as well”. Yet overall, he’s confident it's on the right track and can do well in the changed retail world of the future.
The number of UK jobs and stores lost in pandemic-hit retail continues to rise. Since non-essential stores were first forced to close a year ago, almost 190,000 jobs have gone and 15,153 stores have closed, figures show.