Topshop owner Arcadia could reportedly close 100 locations in its vast stores empire as leases on the shops come to an end by late 2020. That would follow more than 200 closures that have happened since 2016.
E-tail may be generally stronger than physical stores on the sales and profits front, but in the festive period, bricks and mortar chains have beaten their pureplay rivals on one key measure - social media engagement.
A report has suggested Arcadia is looking to close around a third of its 500 leased UK stores, joining the wave of UK retailers trying to downsize their store estate as online shopping continues to soar.
London Fashion Week Men’s has unveiled its provisional schedule for next season and the emphasis is very much on youth and gender fluidity. The three-day season lists 42 separate events, four less than in June 2018.
British fashion billionaire Philip Green was named by a member of the House of Lords on Thursday as the businessman who used an injunction to suppress the publication of sexual harassment allegations by five employees.