The full line-up of Christmas trading statements may not yet have been released, but plenty have already come out and it’s clear that Black Friday’s success could have dealt a crushing blow to Christmas trading overall.
The premium contemporary womenswear trade show unveiled this season’s colourful campaign, created by Ratti S.p.A. Como in support of internationally renowned animal conservation charity The Aspinall Foundation.
John Lewis Partnership has been having a turbulent time of it lately, its previous status as an almost-unstoppable retail powerhouse having been seriously damaged by a string of poor sales and profits results.
John Lewis had a shock announcement on Thursday with news that Paula Nickolds will be leaving the business next month. But less of a surprise was the fact that festive trading figures were down, albeit not by much.