UK budget womenswear retailer Bonmarché saw rising sales in the 14 weeks to April 1, the final quarter of its fiscal year. But while online sales rose 15.2%, physical store comparable sales dipped by 0.5%.
Primark’s owner Associated British Foods delivered a 36% rise in H1 profit on Wednesday and was upbeat about the rest of the year as the Primark fashion business continued to power ahead, gaining UK and European share.
Burberry delivered a mix trading update on Wednesday morning. There were signs that the firm is getting back on the recovery trail as its new bags and outerwear are selling well, but also that there is still work to do.
Brown's partnership with Lord & Taylor marks her first major partnership since her departure from Bobbi Brown Cosmetics in December. The justBOBBI concept shops are located at select stores and online.
The administrators of failed fashion business Jaeger delivered bad news Tuesday saying they would close 20 of its stores and cuts 253 jobs as they continue to seek a solution that can salvage parts of the business.
Juicy Couture is to exit its retail stores in the UK market, according to reports. The brand may still be a big name in Britain but owner Authentic Brands sees its future in online sales rather than its own stores.
The White Company has opened an upsized store at Bluewater having almost doubled its presence in the major mall to not long after Gap opened a flagship location and ahead of the new Missguided opening there.
Analysts, investors and the company itself were disappointed on Tuesday morning as H&M announced its March sales figures. The 6% sales rise was below the 7% preliminary figure announced back on March 30.
Good news: House of Fraser profits rose fast in the year to January 28. Any bad news? Well, the company warned that trading is still volatile, overall sales were flat and comparable sales edged up a tiny 0.9%.