After a year in which weddings were cancelled across Britain, they're back on the agenda, so with supreme good timing, Selfridges has just been granted a licence to host the ceremonies and receptions.
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.
JD sports has been on the acquisition trail again with news that it's bought menswear retailer Oi Polloi. It's also been reported that CEO Peter Cowgill could step back from day-to-day control of JD this year.
Hugo Boss said that it's seen a solid start to the year as it revealed its first-quarter sales. Not that those sales rose. In fact they were down 8% currency-adjusted, or 10% in total to €497 million.
New York's star-studded Met Gala will focus on youth and diversity this year, with four co-chairs under the age of 30 -- actor Timothee Chalamet, poet Amanda Gorman, singer Billie Eilish and tennis player Naomi Osaka.
Ultra-luxe label Hermès has unveiled a newly transformed flagship in Beijing's China World Trade Centre. It covers two floors and more than 900 sqm with an “eye-catching façade that beckons from afar”.
The American footwear and accessories group announced on Wednesday that its revenues for the fourth quarter ended March 31, 2021, totaled $361.0 million, an increase of 0.5% from $359.2 million in the prior-year period.