River Island has become the latest fashion retailer to move into the beauty sector with news that it has signed a seven-year deal to launch cosmetics, fragrances and toiletries for women, men and kids.
As the Covid-19 crisis continues, brands that aren’t well established will have a tough time surviving, even if they’re owned by big names. So it was no surprise to learn that River Island-backed Harpenne has been axed.
2019 has been the year in which sustainability has been the keyword for both consumers and businesses, but while progress is being made in some areas, there’s still plenty of work to do, a new report showed on Thursday.
The start of another week and news of another UK fashion retail chain seeking a CVA and planning to close a raft of stores with Monsoon Accessorize having struggled for some time against a weak retail environment.
Major retail landlord Landsec announced a raft of new signings from 17 brands covering 63,000 sq ft across its retail portfolio. Brands who have signed for space include Polo Ralph Lauren, H&M, Diesel, and Armani.
This season’s content programme at Birmingham fashion trade show Moda will focus on using the power of social media to grow brand awareness, the issues facing UK retailers and the benefits of video marketing.