While the mini heatwave drove sales upwards at many UK stores last week, it couldn’t tip the John Lewis department store chain into positive figures in the seven days to April 21, but summer clothing still outperformed.
It looks like womenswear chain East will close with administrators having so far failed to find a buyer. Although a last-minute deal isn't out of the question, according to its administrators, time is fast running out.
Fast fashion brand Quiz is linking up with N Brown to gain wider exposure for its larger sizes curve collection. The latest wholesale extension of the Quiz brand should expose it to a massive new group of customers.
Fashion sales soared online during March, but while that could have been due to easter, the latest IMRG Capgemini e-Retail Sales Index suggests we could also be seeing fundamental changes in UK retail.
Available in the UK for the last five years through department store chain Debenhams, the Kidiliz group-owned Levi's Kids brand is hoping to boost its visibility in the country with pop-up stores in 100 locations.
Inclusive designer Christian Siriano has opened a concept shop in NY where he will hand select pieces for customers, offering a unique clothing and accessories experience in a space designed to be Instagram-worthy.
Reformation has announced plans to divert 75,000 articles of clothing from landfills in 2018, tripling its goal from last year. It will launch initiatives that support the goal, including resale and vintage shopping.
The prospects are looking grim for House of Fraser with news that the struggling retailer has called in advisors to look at its restructuring options, which means store closures could be on the horizon.