Pre-tax profit may have fallen at UK property firm Shaftesbury in the six months to March 31 but net profit rose 28% and it said its retail tenants saw strong sales as tourist spending helped central London “flourish”.
Liz Earle is leaving the brand she founded 22 years ago with friend Kim Buckland in order to focus on “new projects and partnerships” in the health and wellness arena, as well as on her Liz Earle Wellbeing magazine.
Style Group Brands is urgently seeking backers as its risks an administration filing. The company, formed from the merger of Jacques Vert and Irisa, owns classic womenswear brands including Dash, Eastex and Precis.
Lacoste has named Novak Djokovic its new brand ambassador with the tennis star to wear the label on and off the court. The brand has created a Djokovic line and ad campaign starring him alongside the brand's founder.
Italy sought to boost revenue from internet and e-commerce companies on Monday by offering them the chance to agree on their future tax bills, such as Amazon, which Italy says owes 130 million euros in unpaid tax.
In 2016 US retailers missed $9.24 million in revenue by miscalculating the optimal percentile in which to discount items, according to a discount analysis of luxury, premium and mass market US apparel.
The Australian online surf and apparel retailer reissued its full-year profit guidance on Monday, warning that losses would double to between A$10.5 million and A$11.5 million in the 12 months ending June.