Marks & Spencer launched a clothing sale on Thursday to help clear stock built up in the coronavirus lockdown, tapping into widespread public support for health workers by giving some proceeds to NHS charities.
Some fashion retailers wondering how their businesses will recover after the coronavirus crisis eases might be cheered up by a study that shows more younger consumers expect to get back to normal quickly.
British retailers suffered their biggest fall in sales since the 2008 financial crisis in the first half of April as the coronavirus kept shoppers at home and forced store closures, the CBI said on Tuesday.
M&S is to unveil a "never the same again strategy" next month as it accepts that its fashion business will stay weak for the rest of the year and it reaches a deal to ensure it has the cash to see it through the crisis.
The designer brand has released a video featuring spoken word artist Kai Isaiah Jamal to celebrate a new partnership with Canopy, a non-profit organisation dedicated to protecting forests, species and the climate.