As the opening of London’s latest major retail development draws ever closer, the company behind Battersea Power Station has announced a raft of new brands that have signed up, including a number of big names.
Thailand’s Central Group and Austria-based Signa Holding have completed the acquisition of luxury retailer Selfridges Group from the Weston Family and it’s now being integrated into their wider operations.
Global eyewear design house Inspecs said its H1 results would have been much better but for exchange rates. In a nutshell, solid European business was affected by a “rapid decline” in the euro against the US dollar.
It was news UK retailers didn’t want. Almost 2,000 workers at Felixstowe port have begun an eight-day strike in a fresh round of industrial action hitting the economy, raising fears of new supply chain disruption.
British shoppers spent more than expected last month after being enticed by online shopping deals, official figures showed Friday, but fashion sales fell and sales volumes look set to resume their decline.
Irish consumer sentiment slipped marginally to hover at a 22-month low in August as respondents said they expected to further cut back on major purchases in the coming months, a survey showed on Thursday.
British consumer price inflation jumped to 10.1% in July, its highest since February 1982, up from an annual rate of 9.4% in June, intensifying the squeeze on households, official figures showed on Wednesday.
Ranra has walked away with the fourth Zalando Sustainability Award during Copenhagen Fashion Week. Its genderless collection “focused on longevity and used exciting techniques with textiles and dyes”.