Sainsbury’s and Mothercare will be among the retailers participating in the retail mentoring program at 2010’s BLE trade show. Legal, technical and financial questions will be answered. The show takes place 28-30 September at London’s Grand Hall, Olympia.
As retail businesses gear up for the holidays and for what they hope will be a profitable fourth quarter, a survey conducted by SHOP.COM indicates that businesses will have to do more than just woo shoppers this year with great deals -- they will have to wow them.
Among a group of 18-to-50-year olds surveyed, 24 percent had tattoos. And of those, 17 percent were considering removal. A primer offers an affordable solution for millions of Americans who seek to hide their tattoos.
China accounts for around a third of global clothing exports. Moreover, this share looks set to increase further even though rising labour costs and the appreciation of the renminbi in recent years have caused many to question Chinas ability to compete.
British retail sales volumes rose nearly three times faster than expected in July, and a surge in corporate tax receipts cut public borrowing sharply, data showed on Thursday, suggesting the recovery remains strong.
Jack Wolfskin, that was reported to be up for sale on Monday seems to be continuing its growth abroad. The German brand, specialising in outdoor sports, has signed a sponsorship contract with two prestigious English football clubs.
Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt want to launch their own childrenswear line based on the styles of their own children. Proceeds from the clothing sold will be entirely donated to the couple's own charity.
The clothing market demand in the Americas is predicted to grow by 10.9% per annum between 2009 and 2014, From US$182 Bn to US$231 Bn. Japanese clothing imports fell by 5.8% during January-April 2010. US clothing imports, on the other hand, were up by 2.4% during January-March 2010.
American Apparel Inc's woes continued as it raised "substantial" doubt about its ability to continue as a going concern and warned it could breach a loan covenant, sending its shares down 22 percent to a lifetime low.