French Connection’s interim results on Tuesday didn't make happy reading as the six months ending July 31 saw the majority of its trading period impacted by the pandemic and sales plunged, although e-tail was up.
Amsterdam-based concept store Six and Sons is to open a very-short-term London branch at the end of this month with a three-day pop-up. The store will open “prior to selecting a permanent space in London”.
The list of potential bidders for Debenhams has got smaller with news that deep-pocketed Reliance Retail has dropped out. It's also been suggested that the owner of its Oxford Street store wants to break the lease.
The American social networking giant has announced the launch of its Season of Support for small businesses, kicking off the initiative with the #BuyBlack Friday campaign supporting Black-owned businesses.
Supima, in a smart response to the pandemic, staged its annual celebration Design Lab entirely online on Thursday, as the organization looked forward to its next participation at this month’s Hyères Festival.
Amazon’s Prime Day discount event usually has the ability to deliver some surprises and with the delayed event due to happen on October 13 and 14, there’s a prediction it could be much smaller than in previous years.
Value Retail's boss says axing VAT reclaim is wrong and that there's no appetite for the alternative ship-to-home option. Meanwhile, another commentator has accused the government of a misleading consultation process.