Primark had big news on Monday and no, it wasn’t that trading is going well (which it is). It was that the company is working on a UK launch of a trial Click & Collect service for the end of this calendar year.
Asda backer TDR Capital has poached eBay European boss Rob Hattrell. He joins the private equity firm as a partner from September. The news coincides with Asda saying its chief customer officer Meghan Farren is leaving.
N Brown began Thursday’s trading update with the positives. Citing its position as “a top 10 UK clothing & footwear digital retailer” the group said it saw continued growth in strategic product revenue.
London’s commercial property industry has hit back at a claim landlords are turning a “blind eye” to candy stores along Oxford Street. The claim comes after Westminster City Council launched a probe into 30 stores.
Prime London retail destination Regent Street faces a rise in empty stores, damaged by the post-pandemic work-from-home trend, according to the Crown Estate, as footfall levels in central London remain low.
Boohoo did something it wasn't used to on Thursday, it delivered a trading statement that showed falling sales. In the three months to 31 May, total sales fell to £445.7 million, down 8% year-on-year.
Supernaturae, a nature-based artistry and design brand, has become the latest business to occupy 12 Piccadilly Arcade, Westminster Council’s programme to give start-ups a brief showcase under its 12/12 pop-up scheme.
H&M had good reason to be happy on Wednesday as it reported Q2 sales with a bigger than expected increase. The world’s second-largest fashion retailer had a good time of it in the March-to-May quarter with sales up 17%.
Daily Mail and General Trust, the multinational company behind the Daily Mail newspaper, has announced the launch of a new media-to-shopping online “fashion, beauty and lifestyle brand” at Eliza.co.uk.