Retailer Isawitfirst has announced it’s forging stronger ties with the music industry as it unveils an exclusive partnership with the MOBO music awards, as well as sponsorship of the Best Female category.
Stores in England were ultra-busy on Wednesday as non-essential shops were allowed to reopen, retailers went the extra mile to make their locations appealing and consumers rushed to buy bargains or to do Xmas shopping.
It’s become something of a 2020 tradition for retailers to coincide new store openings with post-lockdown reopenings and on Wednesday, as England’s stores welcomed shoppers back, there were three fashion-linked debuts.
November was a fairly lukewarm month for Uniqlo chain in its domestic market, but at least Japanese sales didn't fall. In fact comparable sales, including online, were up 0.5% year-on-year, while total sales rose 0.8%.
The UK's business secretary, has pledged support for those affected by the Arcadia administration filing. He didn’t mention Debenhams, but it's to be assumed there will also be support for those hurt by its failure.