Joules reported its annual results on Tuesday and talked of a “strong performance underpinned by continued digital growth, the strength of the Joules brand, and increasing diversification of revenue streams”.
Columbia Sportswear Company, a specialist in active outdoor lifestyle apparel and footwear, has exceeded its expectations with 79% sales growth to $566.4m in Q2 of FY21 compared to same period of 2020.
Private equity firm Clayton, Dubilier & Rice (CD&R) is poised to start a bidding war for British supermarket chain Morrisons, the target of a £6.3 billion ($8.8 billion) offer from a group led by another U.S. firm.
Revenues at the Goleta, California-based footwear, accessories and apparel group totaled $504.7 million in the first quarter, up 78.2% year over year, as the company experienced strong growth across its brand portfolio.
The Rockford, Michigan-based owner of the Wolverine, Saucony and Merrel brands reported record Q2 revenue of $631.9 million on Thursday, progress which drove the company’s return to profit in the quarter.
Australia, a country known for punching above its weight in sport, literature, cinema, media, wine and the pursuit of happiness, has tended to underperform when it comes to fashion. One major exception is Zimmermann.
The group announced a 178.6% increase in Q2 revenue on Wednesday, growth driven by the retail channel, which was, nonetheless, still not able to bring the company’s sales in line with pre-pandemic levels.
UK retail sales continued to grow at a rate well above the long-run average in the year to July, but clothing and footwear stores are yet to see demand recover to usual levels, the CBI’s latest survey has showed.