The first question everyone asked when sitting down to the latest Alexander McQueen menswear runway show on Friday in Paris, was where was François-Henri Pinault, whose luxury conglomerate Kering owns Alexander McQueen?
House of Fraser will live to fight another day. Despite doubts around its CVA plan, creditors voted in favour of it on Friday which means it will now close 31 stores, reducing its size by more than half in the process.
Fashion chain Esprit issued a profit warning on Thursday based on a preliminary review of its management accounts. The group expects to end the financial year 2017/18 with a loss of 2.27bn Hong Kong dollars (US$289m).