New Look has admitted last year was very difficult as it revealed bleak trading results amid external and “self-inflicted” issues. However, it said its turnaround plan is on track to deliver stability for the new year.
The John Lewis department store operation was the star performer at the John Lewis Partnership in the seven days to June 9 as total company sales rose 2.4% to £212.02 million, but the chain rose 4.2%.
Christian Louboutin's battle to protect his red soles was given a lift on Tuesday when the EU's top court said they did not consist exclusively of a shape, which are usually not protected under EU trademark law.
If further proof were needed that e-tail is the way forward for mass-market fashion, Boohoo.com's Q1 trading update onTuesday provided it. Total group revenue surged by 53% and PrettyLittleThing in particular excelled.
Is the omnichannel power player Ted Baker still on a good growth curve? Well, it’s still growing, but revenue in its latest period was up only 4.2%. Tough times were to blame, but e-tail and wholesale were buoyant.
Converse has been asked by a federal court to provide more information to support the defense of its Chuck Taylor trademarks as the Nike-owned company continues its legal battle against Skechers, Walmart and New Balance.
It looks like there are major opportunities for companies making footwear that can stand up to any conditions, and other outdoor gear, as long as it’s on-trend, if the results of a new poll are to be believed.
The value brand said this has been the fastest rollout in retail history. The company wants to be one of the largest clothing retailers in the UK by sales volume and become a £100m annual turnover business.