Value fashion specialist New Look issued a trading update and its annual results on Tuesday and said it had made a “solid start to FY22 trading following store reopenings after [a] resilient FY21 performance”.
Premium activewear brand Sweaty Betty is being bought by US giant Wolverine for nearly £300. The 23-year-old London company has been a winner from the athleisure trend and this has boosted its value in recent years
Joules reported its annual results on Tuesday and talked of a “strong performance underpinned by continued digital growth, the strength of the Joules brand, and increasing diversification of revenue streams”.
German sports giant Adidas raised its outlook for full-year sales and profitability as demand soared in most of the world but took a hit in China where Western brands faced a boycott of their products in late March
British mall operator Hammerson on Thursday reported a 14% rise in half-year profit thanks to a retail recovery following the easing of lockdowns and lower costs, but footfall is yet to rebound to pre-pandemic levels.
Shares in Zalando fell on Thursday after the German online fashion retailer said it had spent more on marketing to keep its customers shopping online as stores reopened due to the easing of coronavirus lockdowns.
Australia, a country known for punching above its weight in sport, literature, cinema, media, wine and the pursuit of happiness, has tended to underperform when it comes to fashion. One major exception is Zimmermann.
Female athletes have fought long and hard for the right to choose what they wear when they compete at the Olympics, and at the Tokyo Games more and more athletes and fans are speaking out and taking action.
Mike Ashley, British retailer Frasers' founder and biggest shareholder, will likely step down as chief executive next year and be succeeded by Michael Murray, the group's "head of elevation", it said on Thursday.
Mike Ashley, the Sports Direct entrepreneur, is preparing to step back from his high-profile role as CEO of his growing retail empire. He’ll hand control to his future son-in-law Michael Murray, the Telegraph reported.
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