The John Lewis department store chain had a good seven days in the period to June 16 as its 5.7% growth came on the back of rising fashion sales and a particularly good time for own-brands and menswear.
Victoria Beckham has named another respected executive to her top team following the appointment of Ralph Toledano as chairman this year. Now Paolo Riva, ex-CEO at DVF, will join in the same role this September.
Debenhams is going nowhere fast at the moment as tough trading conditions mean its recovery plan isn't delivering the results it wants, except on digital. The answer? A focus on cost cuts and carrying on with that plan.
Lanvin has held initial talks with Haider Ackermann in recent weeks as its new Chinese owners search for a creative director. However, it remains unclear whether Fosun International will hire him, sources have said.
KappAhl's CEO has quit by mutual agreement with the company saying it's all about opposing strategic visions. And while it said the move isn't based on poor results, it's undeniable that the company has underperformed.
Google will invest $550 million in Chinese e-commerce powerhouse JD.com, part of the U.S. internet giant’s efforts to expand its presence in fast-growing Asian markets and battle rivals including Amazon.com.
London-listed Koovs has been facing cash flow issues in recent periods and has been focused on preserving cash, but on Monday it said it has struck a deal worth £24 million as part of its financing drive.