Asda’s sales went into reverse in Q1 as the privately held supermarkets giant that owns the George clothing label suffered against tough comparisons with the year ago period and also from inflation hitting hard.
UK retailer Superdrug has extended its partnership with lifestyle brand Skinnydip after a successful trial period. It also means the beauty specialist will be selling more non-beauty products, including fashion.
Dr Martens is linking up again with Heaven by Marc Jacobs, the project that “embodies nostalgia for the youthful rebellion of the 90s — a technicolour manifestation of a binary-defying, forward-facing generation”.
In an interesting development, the new series of hit TV show Love Island sees it partnering with eBay UK to dress contestants in pre-owned clothes rather than the fast fashion that's the staple fare of the show.
Fast-growing sportswear company Gymshark has filed its accounts for the year to July 31, 2021 and they showed the business continuing to prosper even in a difficult time hit by lockdowns and weak consumer sentiment.
Foot Locker announced on Friday revenues for the first quarter inched forward 1%, partially offset by a 2% decline in comparable sales, as the footwear retailer recorded a dip in profits for the three months.