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N Brown sales down by 1.6%

N Brown has reported that sales for the 18 weeks leading to January 5th were down by 1.6%. The group said that product sales were down by 6% as it has continued to lower its marketing spend. Jacamo, Simply Be and JD Williams all out performed the rest of the business with a...

3 days ago

Primark sales up by 4%

Primark’s sales rose by 4% in the 16 weeks to January 5th, and profits were ‘well ahead’ of the same period last year. The retailer has put the growth down to increased retail selling space, which was offset by a ‘modest’ decline is like-for-like sales. Sales in Primark’s UK business were up by...

3 days ago

H&M continue to trial different retail concepts

H&M has been using some of its stores to trial new concepts as it looks to improve the customer experience both in store and online. The retailer experimented with the interior and exterior of its stores, and the product ranges offered in 2018, and this is set to continue into 2019. It...

4 days ago

Avon to trial two hour beauty delivery in Latin America

Avon is planning to launch a delivery scheme that would allow online shoppers in Latin America to receive their beauty purchases within just two hours. The brand has teamed up with delivery service Rappi to trial the concept in Sao Paulo, Brazil, and Bogota and Medellin in Columbia.  The trial will...

4 days ago

Marks & Spencer set to tap into vegan fashion

Marks & Spencer is launching a range of affordable vegan shoes for both men and women this month.   This will be the brands first offering in the vegan fashion market, previously only offering vegan products in their food and beauty departments. It will be offering 350 styles for men and women,...

4 days ago

Christopher Raeburn re brands

Fashion label Christopher Raeburn has rebranded by changing its name and logo design. The brand is rebranding to ‘Raeburn’ and has introduced a new logo that revisits the labels military origins, stemming from when the designer used military surplus, including parachutes to make clothing. In a blog post, Christopher addressed the rebranding...

5 days ago

Jigsaw interim CEO and chairman step down

According to Drapers, Jigsaw is set for a leadership reshuffle after its chairman and interim CEO have both announced that they will be stepping down. Interim chief executive Chris Stephenson is stepping down after just six months in the role.  Drapers has reported that he will be moving into a non-executive...

5 days ago

Boohoo post 44% rise in group revenue

Boohoo has reported a 44% rise in quarterly group revenue £328.2 million.  This comes after its sales grew across all of its geographical regions. Boohoo's retail fashion brand posted a 15% growth in the four months to 31st December.  Sales at Pretty Little Thing and Nasty Gal increased by 95% and...

5 days ago

Seasalt posts record Christmas sales

Seasalt has posted a 35% year-on-year sales increase over the Christmas period. Online sales grew 39% with in store sales rising by 31%.  Like-for-like sales were up by 9%. Seasalt said that these numbers were achieved by maintaining a full price strategy by delaying discounting until just before Christmas. Seasalt chief executive Paul...

6 days ago

JD Sports sales up 15% in 48 weeks to 5th January

JD Sports has reported that sales increased by 15% in the 48 weeks leading to 5th January, with total like-for-like sales growing more than 5% in the same period. The figures don’t include recently acquired US business Finish Line or Sports Chain in Ibiza. It has said that it has maintained its...

6 days ago

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