Hot weather drove Britons to buy summer fashion, as well as outdoor goods, in July. But they also reined-in spending on foreign travel and eating out as the cost-of-living squeeze made itself felt, two surveys show.
Richemont has asked shareholders to reject a candidate from Bluebell Capital Partners as a representative of ordinary shareholders and vote against his election to the luxury group's board at its upcoming AGM.
Retailer Next, a mainstay of Britain's shopping streets, defied the economic gloom on Thursday to lift its full-year sales and profit forecasts after warm weather in June and July spurred better-than-expected trade.
Germany-based Hugo Boss on August 3 confirmed earlier preliminary figures, saying currency-adjusted Group sales increased 34 per cent in the second quarter (Q2) of fiscal 2022 (FY22) compared to the prior-year period.
Euro zone retail sales plunged more than expected in June as prices at factory gates continued to rise, data showed Wednesday, signalling a weakness in consumer demand that could herald a recession in H2.
Revlon received a US bankruptcy judge's permission Monday to proceed with a $1.4bn loan, over an objection by some creditors who argued its terms could block their chance to recover anything from the firm's bankruptcy.
Cosmetics giant Estée Lauder Cos Inc is reportedly in talks to acquire ultra-luxury brand Tom Ford. If it does, it could be a $3 billion deal, the Wall Street Journal said at the start of August, citing sources.
Tropic has chosen the London Underground for its first large-scale ad campaign. The British beauty brand has launched the ‘Nice To Meet You’ tube campaign, which aims to share its products with a broader audience.
As a cost-of-living crisis with no end in sight sends shockwaves through Europe, deals in the region's retail and consumer-products industries have slowed dramatically - even more so than in other sectors, data shows.
M&S can expect yet more opposition to its long-running bid to demolish and rebuild its flagship Marble Arch, London, store. Heritage campaigners have begun crowdfunding to oppose the plans in an upcoming public enquiry.