Amazon, M&S and Adidas have emerged strongly from the newly-launched Retail Performance Index compiled by agency VCCP. It’s based on a survey of 3,000 consumers and looks at strength in “the buying moment”.
Oh My Cream is continuing its international rollout with a second London store. On the King’s Road, it follows the beauty retailer expanding outside of France for the first time last month with its Notting Hill debut.
Farfetch shares are more than a quarter down from where they were this time last week. And the reason? The company held a capital markets day Thursday and the cost of its ambitious plans didn’t please its investors.
Ulta Beauty announced on Thursday revenues for the third quarter surged 17% to $2.3 billion, coinciding with double-digit comparable sales growth, which contributed to an earnings jump for the beauty retailer.
Spanish firms such as Munich, Cecotec, Create, Silbon, Mr. Boho, Renatta & Go, Hawkers, Pikolin, Joma, Taurus, Ecoalf, Kelme, Bassols, Charanga and Black Limba are among those listed in the marketplace.
Oxford Street’s status as one of London’s (and Britain’s and Europe’s) key shopping attractions could be at risk. The profile of its tenants is changing with 1 million sq ft of former retail space to be lost to offices.
Given the tough set of challenges Creightons outlined in its March results statement, the personal care, beauty, and fragrances producer delivered a “very commendable performance” in the latest six-month trading period.
Despite a much-needed boost from Black Friday, November’s retail footfall numbers across the UK fell from October “as consumers continue to hold out for cheaper discounts at the end of December", says Springboard.
The fact that Black Friday weekend was better than predicted means it's easy to overlook exactly how consumers shopped, rather than just how much they spent. But a new report says the period was all about m-commerce.