Online retail in the UK enjoyed a warm weather boost in February as a mini heatwave sent the e-tail sales rise easily above the averages seen in the last few months, according to the IMRG Capgemini eRetail Sales Index.
Swedish fashion retailer KappAhl offered up mixed Q2 results on Wednesday, reporting a “satisfactory” kick-off to last season with full-price sales doing reasonably well due to “well-filled stores and a broader offer.”
US fragrance brand Bond No. 9 is honoring New York City's new fashion destination with a unique scent. The company has unveiled ‘Hudson Yards', a perfume that honors the Manhattan neighborhood currently in development.
Chinese consumers were behind a third of all luxury spend globally last year, but more of their cash is being splashed out at home rather than in the world’s key shopping cities, the latest Bain luxury report said.
Ikea is scouting Mexico’s biggest cities for its first store locations in the country, the furniture retailer said, as it expands in Latin America to battle growing competition in its core U.S. and European markets.
The Columbus, Ohio-based footwear and accessories company announced on Tuesday that it has changed its name to Designer Brands, and laid out a series of targets and strategic priorities for fiscal 2021.
Garment factory workers in Bangladesh filed a record number of complaints about safety - 662 - last year, showing that a mechanism set up by European fashion brands to improve working conditions was proving effective.
German wholesaler Metro AG has kicked off the sale of its China operations by calling for bids, in a deal that would value the business at between $1.5 billion (1.1 billion pounds) and $2 billion, two people with direct knowledge of the deal said.