As Debenhams exits the high street, many of its former stores are being converted to non-retail uses. But there appears to be an opportunity opening up for the return of smaller department store operators.
Joules Group had good news on Tuesday as it’s expecting a “positive performance” across all retail channels for the financial year that ends in a few weeks, with revenue and pre-tax profit ahead of expectations.
The American fashion company has joined forces with MLB to launch three collaborative collections featuring iconic teams including the New York Yankees, Los Angeles Dodgers, Chicago Cubs and St. Louis Cardinals.
The French economy will return to its pre-COVID 19 levels of economic activity by the first half of 2022, said the French finance minister, who also reaffirmed his target of 5% economic growth for France in 2021.
French winter sports brand Salomon is set to cut 82 manufacturing jobs, while at the same time adding to its R&D and head-office staff, where 59 new jobs will be created to speed up the company’s diversification.
New Look has won a crucial court fight, defeating a landlord challenge to its company voluntary arrangement with the landlords feeling they were unfairly treated by last year's CVA process for the retailer.
Poor spring weather over much of the UK hit shopper footfall numbers last week, although Scotland's retail reopening bought much brighter figures, according to latest reports from Springboard and Ipsos.
With a capacity turnout and the introduction of a first-of-its-kind retail attraction, Meadowhall is in celebration mode. The mall welcomed crowds across the weekend, that saw visitors having to queue to gain entry.