It’s not just about attracting new businesses but also keeping existing ones. So landlord Grosvenor Britain & Ireland has announced three new deals with New Look, Skechers and Kenji to keep the brands at Liverpool One.
Reporting “outstanding growth and strategic progress” is good. Achieving them in a “transformational year” on top of a recent IPO is even better. That’s how In The Style updated the market on Wednesday.
Fashion is currently all about embracing a ‘Roaring 20s’ scenario and investing in a Bounce-back Wardrobe’ staples. Also expect an interest in sparkle and rising make-up sales, according to the BFC and Clearpay.
Any brand or retailer still thinking that ethical issues don't matter should look at a new report. The study says that as many as 35% of online shoppers in the UK will only associate with "responsible" brands.
Another major UK retailer is upping its supply chain credentials. JD Sport Fashion will open a 514,000 sq ft warehouse complex on the outskirts of Derby towards the end of the year, employing up to 500 people.
LK Bennett is launching the fashion rental service that was flagged earlier in the year. LK Borrowed, its first monthly subscription rental service, lets shoppers “rent some of our most popular pieces”, it said.