More and more brands are embracing good causes and as well as issues such as sustainability, workers’ rights, animal welfare, more recently, mental health has risen to the top of the priorities list for many labels.
N Brown's digital focus and concentration on core brands in the UK seem to be paying off and with labels like Joules, Clavin Klein and Tommy Hilfiger being added to its retail offer, it's upbeat for the future.
It was a solid Q1 for N Brown as its digital transformation continued and online sales rose. But its exit programme from physical stores and move away from smaller brands saw the headline sales figure dropping.
JD Williams, Simply Be and Jacamo owner N Brown made a major loss in the latest year as its decision to exit its physical stores put pressure on the bottom line. But it also announced key strategy changes.