Inditex reported its first-half results on Wednesday and once again showed why it’s such a hugely successful fashion retail giant. It saw a “very strong operating performance” with sales and profits at “historic highs”.
The next wave of UK port strikes is on the horizon, adding another layer of concerns for retailers in the run up to the Christmas trading period. Felixstowe is under the threat of a second eight-day strike this month..
Discount retailer TJX UK has announced its results for the 52 weeks up to the end of January and is clearly bouncing back from the pandemic, despite the latest accounts including some periods of Covid store closures.
French and international visitors in attendance, creative brands from the worlds of object design, fashion and home decoration: the third post-Covid edition of Maison & Objet in Paris got off to a vibrant start.
Landsdec is moving to the next phase of its growth strategy. And that means there's no position for Chief Operating Officer Colette O'Shea. But she will remain COO until next March, leaving “after a transitional period”.
BDO’s August High Street Sales Tracker on Friday showed that the last few weeks of the summer saw the slowest growth in UK retail sales figures since the sector reopened post-lockdowns. But fashion sales did rise.
John Lewis’s new brand promise — For All Life’s Moments — has just replaced its historic Never Knowingly Undersold slogan and to mark the evolution it has also launched a new campaign focusing on such moments.
Maison & Objet is kicking off on Thursday, September 8 at the Parc des expositions Paris Nord Villepinte. 2,200 brands are expected to attend this third post-Covid edition to see the return of international visitors.