House of Fraser has been criticised after clothing items containing real fur were spotted on its real and virtual shelves, contradicting a no-fur policy initiated before it was bought by Sports Direct last year.
La Samaritaine, the greatest construction project of the world’s largest luxury construction company – encompassing a chic department store, hotel, office space and even public housing – is finally, almost, ready.
The fragile retail sector in the UK, and especially in central London, is continuing to get support from spending by international shoppers and American and Russian consumers are prominent among those, Global Blue said.
Italian authorities arrested the boss of a company in the southern city of Naples that employed dozens of undocumented workers allegedly making leathergoods for some of Europe's best-known luxury groups.
Retail billionaire Mike Ashley, the founder of Sports Direct, has demanded new rent deals are tied to sales across his store empire that now includes HoF and Jack Wills as well as Sports Direct and Flannels.