It was tough in 2017. Who says so? One of Britain’s most successful retailers, that’s who. John Lewis Partnership saw its profits falling over 20% in the face of a competitive environment, but fashion outperformed.
The French beauty brand has teamed up with the multitalented Italian social media star, entrepreneur and designer in a partnership that will apparently see the duo launch several projects throughout the year.
Clothing, cosmetics and other products from the United States may be subject to European Union duties if U.S. President Donald Trump carries out his threat to impose global import duties on steel and aluminum.
New beauty tech platform bgX has launched a partnership with Uber which starts with London (assuming Uber’s ban there will be overturned), Paris and Dubai, “connecting professional hair salons to their communities.”
House of Fraser’s Chinese owner is planning to sell its majority stake in the under-performing department store chain to another Chinese entity, it confirmed on Tuesday. But it will keep a large holding in the retailer.
Gift cards and vouchers remain hugely popular in the UK market with 73% of consumers buying them as presents, says a Royal Mail survey that underline the importance of easy-to-buy gift cards for fashion retailers.