Footfall to shopping centres in Britain may have fallen last year, and especially over the Christmas period, but one centre in North Wales managed to boost its visitor traffic last year by cutting car parking charges.
UK retail giant Marks & Spencer has appointed a headhunting firm to find a new head of its clothing operations, according to reports. Analysts said the role would go to someone already at a very senior level.
Next year's British Fashion Council/Vogue Fashion Fund awards will crown -- not one, but three winners. The new format hopes to support up-and-coming designers by splitting the prestigious prize between emerging talents.