The gradual retreat of retailers from physical spaces is continuing with the latest slate of store closures coming from Jack Wills, which is now owned by Frasers Group. One central London store is on the closure list.
Starting this February, The Museum at the Fashion Institute of Technology (MFIT) will be hosting an exhibition exploring the influence of the centuries-old art form of classical ballet on modern high fashion.
Primark continued to progress in the first quarter of its new financial year with new stores boosting the UK, while France and Italy looked strong and its US stores turned in a a positive like-for-like performance.
John Lewis Partnership has been having a turbulent time of it lately, its previous status as an almost-unstoppable retail powerhouse having been seriously damaged by a string of poor sales and profits results.