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 Canadian sportswear brand plans to quadruple international sales by 2024, a goal that Gareth Pope, Lululemon's EMEA boss, is taking on board for the region he oversees, adopting a methodically patient approach.
It was a solid Q1 for N Brown as its digital transformation continued and online sales rose. But its exit programme from physical stores and move away from smaller brands saw the headline sales figure dropping.
Google is trying to plug a surge of public scrutiny around the world by overhauling its policy office, with an emphasis on having policy staffers and company executives alike building relationships with governments.
JD Williams, Simply Be and Jacamo owner N Brown made a major loss in the latest year as its decision to exit its physical stores put pressure on the bottom line. But it also announced key strategy changes.