After news this month that it will buy Bally, Shandong Ruyi could be on the verge of making an even bigger impact on the fashion sector with a report on Sunday that it’s mulling a bid for Topshop owner Arcadia.
Dutch fashion retailers are showing better results after a number of hard years. Chains are benefitting from the Netherlands’ economic recovery and reaping the rewards of adapting to changing consumer behaviour.
Marking the biggest sales dip in 11 months, US consumer spending cooled off in the first quarter, following the holiday season's strong showing. Year-over-year data, however, shows a healthy uptick of 5.4 percent.
Converse is taking over a five-floor building in the heart of Shoreditch to open the ‘Converse One Star Hotel’, a two-day immersive pop-up featuring exclusive sneaker launches and rooms curated by music artists.
Stockmann’s Performance is getting better but the firm isn’t in the clear yet as the Lindex chain owner is still facing big challenges. One of the biggest is that Lindex operation which is finding sales growth elusive.
H&M's e-tail business and new chains will be its biggest growth drivers in the next few years and are a focus for investment, it said Wednesday, as it also said that the start of the year has seen it discounting heavily.
Australia’s No. 1 department store chain Myer Holdings said on Wednesday CEO Richard Umbers would step down after its third profit warning in a year, boosting demands from its biggest shareholder for a board overhaul.