The Madrid trade fair welcomed 15,250 visitors and over 800 exhibitors to its February edition, keeping footfall levels high despite a change of direction. International visitors accounted for 25% of the total.
Muji will launch as Muji Limited Liability Company in Vietnam with the business’ official establishment planned for August this year. The brand aims to open its first store in Ho Chi Minh City in spring 2020.
Times may still be tough for Laura Ashley but its fashion business powered ahead in H1 with double-digit growth and the spring collection looks like it could deliver more of the same, it said Wednesday.
A 0.6% dip in weekly spending at John Lewis Partnership to just over £206 million was largely accounted for by a drop in sales at the John Lewis department store chain and webstore, the company said on Tuesday.