More and more brands are embracing good causes and as well as issues such as sustainability, workers’ rights, animal welfare, more recently, mental health has risen to the top of the priorities list for many labels.
N Brown's digital focus and concentration on core brands in the UK seem to be paying off and with labels like Joules, Clavin Klein and Tommy Hilfiger being added to its retail offer, it's upbeat for the future.
It was a solid Q1 for N Brown as its digital transformation continued and online sales rose. But its exit programme from physical stores and move away from smaller brands saw the headline sales figure dropping.
JD Williams, Simply Be and Jacamo owner N Brown made a major loss in the latest year as its decision to exit its physical stores put pressure on the bottom line. But it also announced key strategy changes.
UK online retailer N Brown has named a permanent CEO after being run by an interim senior exec since its previous top manager stepped down last autumn. And the successful candidate is? Its interim CEO.
Fashion retailers Joe Browns and N Brown are linking up to extended their product offer in the homewares sector, a super category that has proved increasingly appealing to fashion specialists in recent periods.
Models testing fashion brands like Adidas and Gap are finding that almost a third of the shoes and clothes they try on are bigger or smaller than the size on the label, explaining why many bought online are sent back.