There have been plenty of questions in recent periods about just how successful the Victoria Beckham label is. But now a new cash injection has seen it valued at £100 million and positioned it for growth.
The UK’s Black Friday weekend got off to a strong start online on November 24, but early evidence suggests that physical store shopping was weaker and London's West End was hit by panic after a terrorist false alarm.
John Lewis’s weekly sales may have been sluggish in recent periods but Black Friday saw some pent-up demand being unleashed as the company said it saw 495 units being ordered online per minute between 07:00 and 08:00.
There may be huge discounts on the UK high street at present but British stores are feeling surprisingly upbeat about the Christmas shopping season overall, a new survey shows, although fashion sales could be weak.