Cosmetics specialist Warpaint London, the listed company that’s no relation to men’s make-up firm War Paint, said Tuesday that Q1 trading has continued the strength it saw in the second half of last year.
Fashion retailer Atterley.com, which counts Alexandra Shulman as an advisor, has raised £3 million through a funding round backed by Maven Capital Partners, by Scottish Enterprise and existing shareholders.
John Lewis Partnership has been quietly opening John Lewis department store concessions in its Waitrose supermarkets. And while only a few have opened so far, it's reportedly planning to speed up this process.
Some of Britain's biggest retailers including Tesco and bookstore Waterstones have urged the government to permanently cut business rates if it wants physical stores to survive in the age of mass online shopping.
M&S has made two major appointments as Fiona Lambert joins to “lead the repositioning of Jaeger as an independent brand within M&S” and Anna Braithwaite works “to drive changing customer perceptions" of the M&S brand.
The Arcadia administrators have reportedly put a price of around £200 million on its star chain Topshop, with attempts to get a deal signed pre-Christmas. That could mean initial bids being filed within the next week.