The Philadelphia-based lifestyle and services company announced “record” sales for the 2019 holiday season on Thursday but disappointed analysts with the results of its flagship brand and warnings of weaker Q4 margins.
On Thursday, African-American designer Clemens Telfar treated Pitti's audience to a show-event that will go down in history, his artist friends treading a giant banqueting table in party/live performance mode.
British shoppers cut back on spending in late 2019, rounding off the worst year since the mid-1990s for retail sales, said the BRC, which blamed uncertainty about Brexit and last month's election for the slump.
Trading stayed challenging at M&S in Q3 with the retail giant reporting just a 0.2% like-for-like sales rise and a total UK sales fall of 0.6%. Yet while Clothing & Home was down, at least the rate of decline slowed.
There was good news and bad from UK supermarkets giant Sainsbury's on Wednesday as the company’s third-quarter trading statement (the 15 weeks to January 4) showed weak sales, although fashion was stronger.
2019 has been the year in which sustainability has been the keyword for both consumers and businesses, but while progress is being made in some areas, there’s still plenty of work to do, a new report showed on Thursday.