In response to the uncertainty facing the UK fashion industry as Britain nears its departure from the European Union, London trade show Pure has launched a new campaign manifesto for its February 2019 edition.
The owner of Muji is said to be considering moving its London headquarters out of the UK ahead of Britain’s exit from the European Union, reports said. Germany could potentially become the brand’s European base.
Consumer confidence rose in August but was negative overall with consumers cautious but not in panic mode. They're saving a lot of spare cash and are ready to spend on big items, but fashion is unlikely to be a priority.
LVMH's Patrice Wagner really doesn’t like to boast, but in his view, there is no more Parisian department store than Le Bon Marché, which kicks off the fall this weekend with a massive exhibition on Los Angeles.
London's Crossrail project completion will be delayed by a year, it emerged Friday, with the body representing West End retailers saying it means an online tax to help fund business rates relief is even more important.
Warm September weather could make a big dent in fashion retail turnover the BRC has said, based on Met Office data. While sales will be recovered later, the early slump could mean more markdowns and slower cash flow.
A subsidiary of Crew Clothing has acquired Saltrock, a Devon-based leisurewear brand, via a pre-pack deal immediately after it fell into administration on Friday. The deal will save 25 stores and 162 jobs.