John Lewis Partnership had plenty of news on Monday, although upbeat developments in its menswear offer and the addition of new independent directors were balanced out by fears that the company could report H1 losses.
Oxfam has opened a ‘superstore’ that’s over 10 times the size of its usual charity shops and features an enviable line-up of designer labels as consumers increasingly seek alternatives to unsustainable fast fashion.
Environmental charity Redress announced the winner of the 2019 edition of its fashion design competition at a Grand Final Show attended by 1,000 fashion VIPs and industry experts in Hong Kong on Thursday.
Yoox-Net-A-Porter is ramping up its ultra-luxury offer as it targets the highest spending fashion fans and said it’s going to add more than 100 new personal shoppers and client relations managers within its luxe unit.
Primark issued a trading update on Monday and it contained both good news and bad, showing that one of the strongest names in value-focused fashion can still grow but is also facing the same challenges as its peers.
The CEO of Japanese fashion and retail group Fast Retailing (owner among others of Uniqlo and Comptoir des Cotonniers), said that the group’s top job is better suited to a woman, according to Bloomberg.
There’s change due at the helm of Henri Lloyd, the company saying it's looking for a new CEO with current chief Magnus Liljeblad having “decided to step down and make room for new people to steer it into the future.”
Arcadia has filed a new set of accounts at Companies House and it gives an insight into how bad trading has been at the business, with a swing to a loss last year. But it's talking up its growth focus for the future.