Cost control is likely to remain the mantra of European companies next year, as the strength of economic recovery is tested by governments withdrawing stimulus measures to repair national balance sheets.
British budget fashion chain New Look named John Gildersleeve, the chairman of mobile phone group Carphone Warehouse, as its next chairman, in the latest sign it is gearing up for a stock market return next year.
Swedish fashion retailer H&M has signed up French designer Sonia Rykiel for its next two collections, the latest in a string of big-name partnerships aimed at helping the brand reach more upmarket shoppers.
New Look has signed a partnership with a brand new label. Called “Idol”, this new brand with strong rock influences will be seeking to establish itself in the world of fashion and will be available from this Fall in f...