The chances of spotting a former Debenhams store site continue to diminish. And the failed UK group’s former department store at the West Orchards Shopping Centre in Coventry will be next to get a new lease of life.
A former New Look flagship store on Oxford street is set to house fashion labels for free as Westminster Council invests in the revival of what was London’s and Europe’s premier shopping street pre-pandemic.
Many fast-fashion retailers are still getting plus-size clothing wrong, according to money-saving website WeThrift, which has launched an ‘Inclusive Index’, listing the most plus-size inclusive fashion brands available.
Boohoo Group hit another sales record in the first half with the company reporting H1 sales were even closer to the magic £1bn figure and that it doubled its market shares in the UK and US over the last two years.
Premium e-commerce marketplace Secret Sales has hired six “star” senior execs with impressive track records at some of fashion’s biggest names. They’re filling new positions as it expands at home and abroad.
UK property giant British Land has said it has received “encouraging interest” from potential “high-quality” replacements to fill the still-vacant former Debenhams site at its part-owned Meadowhall centre in Sheffield.