Backed by new funding, the Boston-based personal fitness membership service has announced the launch of Whoop Body, a line of smart apparel featuring the latest in the company’s performance-monitoring technology.
The pandemic's lockdowns confirmed two things: UK women upped their self-care game and they bought more beauty products digitally. Online health & beauty-related sales in the first half of this year jumped 223%.
How good were Inspecs results for the half-year to 30 June? Sales jumped to $125.7 million from just $16.7 million, core earnings rose to $17.7 million from $0.7 million and pre-tax loss was cut to $2.6m from $8.3m.
Newbie owner KappAhl, the Swedish fashion retailer, is spending big on its digital retail platform. SEK200 million (£16.7 million) to be precise, as part of the retailer’s “comprehensive digital transformation”.
It looks like the battle to take over Morrisons will go to auction with the supermarket giant saying Wednesday it’s in talks with both the US private equity suitors that have tabled bids, along with the Takeover Panel.
The Spanish fashion marketplace led by Rafa Blanc and Blanca Miró has completed its second funding round, as it seeks to automate its operations and increase the number of designers in its catalogue from 120 to 1,000.
Italy's Salvatore Ferragamo said on Tuesday its retail sales in July and August were close to pre-coronavirus levels, after returning to operating profit in the first half of 2021 from a pandemic-driven loss last year.
Fresh from news of its link up with Secret Sales, on Tuesday Ted Baker issued a Q2 trading update and said that sales have been in line with expectations and it's seen a “significant improvement” in the full-price mix.