John Lewis will host a special live-stream event on Friday and has also unveiled Rita Clifton as its its next deputy chairman. The company will host its first live-streamed show as part of its Christmas campaign.
Interbrand launched its list of the 30 Breakthrough Brands for 2020 on Thursday and a number of fashion and beauty firms are included in the ranking of names that are “set to revolutionise their markets”.
Luxury’s strength was prominent in the latest Interbrand ranking of the Best Global Brands Thursday, but even the biggest names couldn’t rival digital when it came to the brands that are key for consumers.
When Steve Rowe takes over the top job at M&S in April, the 48-year-old soccer-loving Londoner will have to succeed where many others have failed: enticing women to spend on the British institution's fashion.