Asics has recorded a decline in its net sales across its European markets, but its retail division was a star performer as the sportswear giant continued to make strides in its transformation strategy.
Feelunique has announced the introduction of same-day delivery across its full product range for London customers.
Fashion giant VF Corp has reported healthy earnings across its brands for its third quarter, raising its outlook for the full year.
Carpetright has seen sales edge up over the last six months amid “volatile” markets in Europe and the UK, forcing it to drop its profit expectations. In the 25 weeks to October 21, like-for-like UK group sales grew 0.8 per cent, largely driven by a 2.1 per cent rise in sales in its flooring category. Growth was hampered by a “re-ranging activity” in its beds business in efforts to improve its product range.
Upmarket womenwear brand Galvan has made its standalone retail shop debut with the opening of its flagship in west London The 600sq ft retail space is a combined store, showroom, workspace, showroom, archive and bridal atelier is at 8 Clarendon Cross, Notting Hill. The opening comes just as Galvan prepares to open another store in New York next summer, followed by Los Angeles in 2019, to help cater to its biggest market – the US. Chief executive Paul O’Regan also said the business was also eyeing expansion opportunities across mainland Europe, Asia, the Middle East and Australia
At thousands of feet in the air, on a few hours’ sleep and even less caffeine, one thing was apparent as I peered over the countryside on my descent into Zurich airport: every single thing in Switzerland, from roads to hedge rows, is immaculate.
Shoe retailers have come under pressure from activist groups calling for urgent action to improve safety conditions in the footwear industry.
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