The Irish retail sector suffered sales losses exceeding 30% in some instances during the last week of February, when several stores were forced to close and adapt to supply chain turbulence as a result of Storm Emma.
UK high street sales slid again in February and not even Valentine’s Day could rescue them. That’s the conclusion of the new high street sales tracker from BDO, which also showed low interest in fashion last month.
Designer Rahul Mishra, the new brand ambassador of Istituto Marangoni, has a dream. To employ one million people. With the help of Amazon, his fashion house already employs 700 people, and feeds some 5,000 folks.