N Brown's digital focus and concentration on core brands in the UK seem to be paying off and with labels like Joules, Clavin Klein and Tommy Hilfiger being added to its retail offer, it's upbeat for the future.
The tough trading backdrop continues to hurt results at Oasis and Warehouse with the year to March 2 showing the firm is still in turnaround mode. But at least pre-tax profit was £1.6m, up from a loss last time.
Chinese microblogging website Weibo has taken down an Instagram-like app just days after its launch and apologised after accusations of plagiarism about the app's logo, a stumble in efforts to find new sources of growth.
The department store group, which previously did not have any locations outside of France, is planning to open flagships in Milan and Qatar’s Doha in 2021. It aims to open 5-10 international locations before 2030.