M&S’s plan to close 110 of its stores might not be the end of the story with the giant store estate possibly due for further closures. CEO Steve Rowe has hinted at that, saying the current closure plans are “not finite”.
Superdry has appointed former finance heads of M&S and New Look to its board, months after the retailer's founder Julian Dunkerton rejoined after a bruising boardroom battle that saw most of its directors leave.
There may be a certain amount of scepticism around big company commitment to sustainability, but the Better Cotton Initiative (BCI) said its members sourced more than 1m metric tonnes of Better Cotton in 2018.
Clothing chain Next Plc has bought premium beauty and wellbeing retailer Fabled by fashion and beauty magazine Marie Claire from Ocado Group for a small upfront payment, the online grocer said on Wednesday.
Marchers celebrating LGBT Pride can buy rainbow Mickey Mouse ears and wear festive jock straps as companies pile into the party with new products, raising fears they are exploiting sexual preference for profit.
Mike Barry, the man driving M&S’ Plan A sustainability plan for the last decade has announced he is leaving the business at the end of June. He will be replaced by Carmel McQuaid as director of sustainability.
Use of Instagram as a direct shopping channel is rising and the opportunity for brands to capitalise on impulse buys is growing too, analysts say, adding that this could boost small fashion retailers as well as large.