Good news for UK online fashion sales. Not so good news for digital beauty sales. Even worse for the e-tail industry as a whole. And after weak April numbers, it suggests the digital boom could well be over.
Selfridges is moving heavily into wellness with a focus on out-of-the-ordinary experiences and products designed to help consumers "discover new routes to happiness and wellbeing that benefit both you and our planet".
The new owners of Selfridges have major property development plans for the site in Oxford Street, London, with a luxury hotel and flats to be created. They will also continue to upgrade the main department store.
It’s official — Thailand’s Central and Austria’s Signa are buying Selfridges Group from the Weston family. The transaction “will create one of the world’s leading omnichannel luxury department store groups”.
Dior went into full court press in the first 48 hours of Paris Fashion Week – unveiling its new Cheval Blanc spa, feting its Dior Home and Kids creator Cordelia de Castellane, and unveiling a Miss Dior floral pop-up.
There was some good news coming out of Marks & Spencer for once on Friday as it upgraded its profit outlook after shoppers went online to buy more of its revamped clothing offer and also bought plenty of its foods.