BDO's latest report showed November UK retail sales continuing to rise with fashion fairly strong. But there are fears that shoppers have largely completed their Christmas shopping and December may be weak.
Luxury rental platform Front Row London and jewellery specialist Covett have linked up to launch the Circular Luxury Club, offering members co-ownership on luxury goods such as designer handbags and fine jewellery.
It was a very brief update, but a welcome one nonetheless. Ahead of its annual general meeting on Friday, Primark owner ABF issued a statement saying that all is going well at the budget fashion chain.
Already a big attraction on London’s Oxford Street, the JD Sports flagship store has upped its game – literally. Using augmented reality (AR), the retailer has transformed the store’s facia into an arcade machine game.
Consumers have taken a “direct hit” as the cost-of-living crisis eats into their Christmas finances and that’s going to dent their fashion spend, a new study from tax, audit and consultancy firm RSM claims.
In The Style — the influencer collab-based womenswear e-tailer — released its interim results on Thursday. But bigger news was a strategic review, and to cut a long story short, the business is potentially up for sale.
The point at which brands, retailers and destinations equal or exceed key measures from before the pandemic is being closely watched and Wembley Park’s London Designer Outlet has just hit a key milestone on this front.