Urban Outfitters announced on Tuesday net sales for the first quarter increased 13%, on the back of double-digit growth in retail comparable sales, with inflation and operational costs weighing down company profits.
Abercrombie & Fitch Co on Tuesday cut its annual forecasts for sales and margins after posting a surprise quarterly loss amid a surge in freight and raw material costs, sending its shares down 30% in premarket trade.
Faster and better than expected. That’s the recovery story from events specialist Hyve Group in its 2022 interim update on Tuesday. The events firm also said future focus will be “on sectors, rather than geographies”.
Club L London has launched in Ireland. The accessible luxury online retailer can now be shopped on clubllondon.ie. The launch comes after the brand saw total Ireland traffic figures increase 90% in Q1 2022 vs Q4 2021.
E-tailer Very Group has long embraced technology and now the owner of the Very and Littlewoods sites has announced plans to transform its Very.co.uk content management system through a new partnership with Amplience.
BNPL may be booming but a troubled global economy is still presenting challenges to operators in the segment and news has emerged that one of the biggest operators, Klarna, is cutting 10% of its workforce.
Shaftesbury, the West End property giant that's in talks about a merger with Capco, has reported what might be its last set of results before a merger is unveiled with footfall up and its portfolio value growing.
Major global brands will “continue betting on physical retail to drive sales in resilient destination cities”, a Savills report says. And it named New York, Paris and London as “the most attractive cities for retailers”.