Next issued a fairly brief trading statement on Wednesday and unlike many such releases in recent periods from UK fashion companies, it didn't contain a profit warning. But sales growth is still slowing.
Gwyneth Paltrow’s Goop website and her wider empire could be in trouble with regulators again, this time in the UK. A charity dedicated to debunking unscientific product claims has complained to the ASA about Goop.
UK store portfolios could be cut by as much as 20% as the migration to online, Brexit uncertainty and increasing consumer caution continue to bite, according to a quarterly update from KPMG/Ipsos Retail Think Tank (RTT).
The news doesn't get any better for Esprit with the fashion giant saying that its fiscal first quarter was tough. And the warm summer weather continuing into early autumn seems to have been partly to blame.
UK retail may be under a dark cloud at the moment, but new retail developments have come thick and fast this year and the latest is the opening of Coal Drops Yard at King's Cross with a quirky mix of stores.
As the massive headwinds that the UK Department store sector is battling continue, we're seeing plenty of change taking place and one big change was confirmed on Thursday with a management buyout at Beales.
British fashion and lifestyle chain Oliver Bonas spent 2017 opening new stores, relocating existing locations and expanding its infrastructure, and despite all this, it managed to increase EBITDA by 7.6%.
Debenhams reported its biggest-ever loss on Thursday and confirmed a plan to close 50 stores as well as saying the beauty market has dipped in recent months. But it’s remaining upbeat and thinks it’s on the right track.