Retail health deteriorated more than expected in the second quarter of 2019, marking the thirteenth consecutive quarter in which the indicator has either declined or remained flat, announced Retail Think Tank this week.
H&M’s young fashion brand Monki has plans to open its first store in Yorkshire in November ahead of the busy Christmas period. This will be the brand's ninth location in the UK and fifth outside of London.
Inditex’s Pull&Bear brand is upsizing its presence at Liverpool One to introduce its new 18,1 concept. The larger 10,118 sq ft shop will be situated on upper South John Street and feature an interactive catwalk.
The Google vice president of product will support Lyst on product development and management as the London-based business continues to build its reputation as the world’s largest fashion search platform.
River Island is getting a sister brand in the form of Harpenne, a womenswear label launching in September. Harpenne will target an older age group with ethically sourced pieces designed to flatter all body shapes.
H&M’s Weekday denim brand is adding a raft of new stores in key markets. It’s continuing its expansion in the UK with three new locations expected to open later this year and its first move outside of London.
The great outdoors are a magnet for space-starved urbanites. As outdoor wear is increasingly directional, FashionNetwork.com explored the OutDoor show to verify if mountain apparel brands are profiting from this trend.