Joules continued its progress in H1 with surging sales and profits as womenswear did well and international markets grew. Any company that can grow its sales fast but its profits even faster is doing well at the moment.
Westfield is putting a big push behind Chinese New Year in its two London malls next month, not just to attract high-spending Chinese shoppers but also to target a wider group of family-focused shoppers.
Good Christmas trading is no guarantee of survival in the UK fashion retail market. Womenswear chain East filed for administration Monday less than a month after reporting a festive sales uplift and rising e-sales.
Westfield London’s much-talked-about extension will open in three phases starting in the spring with phase two not due until this summer and the entire £600 million extension to be open by the autumn.