Dutch hand-knitted accessories label and social enterprise Granny’s Finest, which went bankrupt in June of this year, has announced its plans to relaunch. Its online store will reopen on 1 October 2018.
French Connection said it's making progress and will be profitable again by year-end. But in H1, sales fell and it remained loss-making, despite wholesale in the UK, Europe and US firing on all cylinders.
Aspinal of London and Giles Deacon have unveiled their collaboration collection with an event at Aspinal’s Regent Street store to show off the collab that features topselling bag and accessory items with a Deacon edge.
If anyone was in any doubt about the ongoing strength of the athleisure trend, then JD Sports’ decisions to double the size of its already-large store in the Bluewater mall in Kent should cure them of that.
The Very brand boosted Shop Direct in its latest year with sales and customer numbers rising. But while operating profit is rising too, one-off items kept it lossmaking, although it's upbeat for the future.
The luxury retailer reported its fourth consecutive quarter of positive sales increases on Tuesday, progress which allowed the company to announce reduced losses, as well as big changes in its senior executive team.