E-tail may be generally stronger than physical stores on the sales and profits front, but in the festive period, bricks and mortar chains have beaten their pureplay rivals on one key measure - social media engagement.
A report has suggested Arcadia is looking to close around a third of its 500 leased UK stores, joining the wave of UK retailers trying to downsize their store estate as online shopping continues to soar.
London Fashion Week Men’s has unveiled its provisional schedule for next season and the emphasis is very much on youth and gender fluidity. The three-day season lists 42 separate events, four less than in June 2018.
British fashion billionaire Philip Green was named by a member of the House of Lords on Thursday as the businessman who used an injunction to suppress the publication of sexual harassment allegations by five employees.
UK retailers are making the most of the opportunities presented by social media, but some are doing better than others at this and a new ranking shows that Dr Martens is the top British vendor on Instagram.
A major credit insurer has cut the cover it will give for Arcadia suppliers with Euler Hermes reportedly writing to clients in the past fortnight as the fashion sector sees a wave of credit insurance cuts.
The UK menswear sector has been growing for some time and that trend is expected to continue for the next four years, according to the latest report from digital analytics consultancy agency Onefourzero.