British retailer Arcadia Group will name the former head of De Vere hotel and leisure group Andrew Coppel as the chairman, Sky News reported on Wednesday. He will replace Jamie Drummond Smith on Thursday.
Fashion retailer Missguided is diving into the holiday market and while that doesn’t mean it’s directly organising fashion package tours, it has launched Missguided Vacays with comparison and deals website icelolly.com.
UK consumers are split on the virtues of Black Friday but will still spend more this year. And while electricals remains the key category, clothing is a big spending area both for Britons and in Europe.
La Samaritaine, the greatest construction project of the world’s largest luxury construction company – encompassing a chic department store, hotel, office space and even public housing – is finally, almost, ready.
Steinhoff International-owned Greenlit Brands has sold its general merchandise division to Allegro Funds, as the South African retailer grapples with the fallout of an accounting scandal worth about $7 billion.
The Italian interiors brand has opened a first Dutch store in Amsterdam, bringing the total of its monobrand shops to seven and launching also its Dutch e-tail site, as it forecasts a revenue of €16 million for 2019.
Joules has followed the popular animation trail for its 2019 Christmas advertising but the lifestyle brand hasn't chosen to create a new animated character. Instead it has linked up with well-known duo, Wallace & Gromit.
The UK's Office for National Statistics said October sales volumes and value fell by 0.1% month-on-month. But department stores reported growth while year-on-year sales rose 3.1% by volume and 3.3% by value.