The UK's Office for National Statistics said October sales volumes and value fell by 0.1% month-on-month. But department stores reported growth while year-on-year sales rose 3.1% by volume and 3.3% by value.
British shoppers grew more cautious about their spending in the three months to September despite rising wages, official figures showed on Thursday, raising concerns about the economy in the run-up to Brexit.
The jewelry brand and fashion sustainability nonprofit have partnered with the United Nations to launch “One X One," a global initiative meant to foster lasting sustainability partnerships within the fashion world.
British retail sales unexpectedly fell on the month in August after shoppers bought less online than the month before when major sales promotions encouraged them to splash out, official figures showed on Thursday.
Around 400 guests gathered inside the Foreign & Commonwealth Office in Westminster on Sunday to watch Victoria Beckham send out the most expensive looking clothes she has ever produced and introduce her new beauty line.
Genesco’s struggling British footwear chain Schuh has reportedly called in a consultancy group, Capa, to examine ways of cutting its rental bill. It has also been working with its long-term adviser KPMG on options.
The crisis on the UK’s high streets is accelerating with the number of shops that are empty (as well as pubs and restaurants that also help attract shoppers to an area) rising faster than it has for around a decade.