A UK court ruled in favour of French group Molly Bracken: it will be able to use the Gabrielle name for its plus-size womenswear line, after the appeal by luxury giant Chanel against Molly Bracken was dismissed.
There's speculation that a successful sale of Newcastle United football club for £300 million could release cash for Frasers Group boss Mike Ashley to invest into the retail business and to buy more distressed brands.
German monthly retail sales declined in March at their fastest rate since January 2007 as shops remained closed in a lockdown to slow the spread of the coronavirus in Europe's biggest economy, data showed on Thursday.
UK retail suffered historic sales falls during March with volumes down by 5.1% compared to February and down 5.7% by value, the largest fall since the Office for National Statistics started recording figures.
Britain's inflation rate dropped in March when the coronavirus crisis escalated, official data showed on Wednesday, with a fall in clothing and footwear prices signalling how cautious shoppers were turning.