Trading stayed challenging at M&S in Q3 with the retail giant reporting just a 0.2% like-for-like sales rise and a total UK sales fall of 0.6%. Yet while Clothing & Home was down, at least the rate of decline slowed.
John Lewis had a shock announcement on Thursday with news that Paula Nickolds will be leaving the business next month. But less of a surprise was the fact that festive trading figures were down, albeit not by much.
Italian fashion house Fendi has presented a capsule of bags and accessories for men and women on the occasion of the Chinese New Year, which according to the traditional calendar, will be a year of the rat.
As CGO, Haloulos will focus on building and expanding the Rodan & Fields brand, leading a team focused on global innovation, brand and digital marketing, corporate strategy and insights, and global strategy.
British shoppers cut back on spending in late 2019, rounding off the worst year since the mid-1990s for retail sales, said the BRC, which blamed uncertainty about Brexit and last month's election for the slump.
Beiersdorf, which owns brands Nivea, Eucerin and La Prairie, has partnered with the AI business Insilico Medicine -- which develops end-to-end drug discovery pipelines -- to carry out computer-simulated skin research.
The French cosmetics group has appointed Cheryl Vitali, former head of the Kiehl’s brand, to the new position of global president of luxe American brands. She will be succeeded in her previous role by Leonardo Chavez.
The Cincinnati-based department store operator reported slight declines in same-store sales over the holiday period on Tuesday, and announced the upcoming closure of 28 Macy’s locations and one Bloomingdale’s store.
Pitti Uomo unveiled a new vision of menswear elegance on Wednesday, hosting a runway show at the Fortezza da Basso that spotlighted some 30 brands participating in this winter's edition of the Florentine trade fair.