It was a close call but Jones Bootmaker appears to have been saved with 72 of its stores and 840 jobs preserved, a strong result given that administration and a fire sale appeared to beckon just a couple of days ago.
It looks like Moncler is to expand in London’s West End after securing a site in Albermarle Street occupied by Italian retailer Gismondi 1754, according to reports. The space is adjacent to its new London flagship.
A part of Scottish clothing retailer Ness has been brought out of administration following the acquisition of a number of stores, as well as the wholesale and e-commerce division from property and retail firm Kiltane.
Fashion-linked brands were among the top five names searched for ahead of Mother’s Day (March 26) in the UK and handbags also figured highly as a key search term, although chocolates still took the top spot.
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