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Ecommerce in fashion - October 2012

Retail Week Ecommerce in Fashion

Read the Retail Week & Ecommerce in fashion supplement as a fully digital edition.

Fashion price tracker

Infographic: Fashion price tracker – online womenswear data

Fashion price data from the week ending October 01, 2014: The average online price per item and percentage of products on markdown from the top ten womenswear retailers.

Ted Baker\'s Regent Street store

Ted Baker half-year profits jump 24.2% as ecommerce sales surge

Ted Baker’s half-year profits have jumped by 24.2% and ecommerce sales at the fashion retailer have surged by almost 50%.

Retail Week\'s Breakfast Briefing

Breakfast briefing: Retail news on Decathlon, Ocado and Sainsbury's

Retail news round-up on October 2, 2014: Decathlon to trial smaller store format; Ocado boss Steiner predicts online will acount for 40% of grocery sales in ten years; and supermarket shares hit 11-year low.

Sainsbury\'s reports second quarter update

Sainsbury's reports Q2 like-for-likes down 2.8% and warns on second half

Sainsbury’s has reported like-for-like sales excluding petrol down 2.8% for its second quarter, as boss Mike Coupe warns the second half is likely to be as tough.

Zalando, Europe’s largest fashion etailer, has listed on the Frankfurt stock exchange today with a value of 4.9bn euros

Zalando valued at £3.8bn as it floats on Frankfurt stock exchange

Zalando, Europe’s biggest fashion etailer, has listed on the Frankfurt stock exchange today with a value of €4.9bn (£3.8bn).

Ted Baker has posted a strong first-half performance

Ted Baker interim results: what the analysts say

Ted Baker posted a strong first-half performance. Here analysts highlight the most important points from the fashion group’s update.

Women\'s fashion etailer JustFab is growing quickly

Emerging retailer: $1bn personalised women’s apparel etailer JustFab

It seems a little incongruous to call JustFab an emerging retailer. The US ecommerce site expects to turnover $500 million in 2015, is eyeing an IPO, is valued at $1bn and already operates in seven countries.

Warm September weather affected sales at Next

Comment: Next’s buying changes probably insulated it from September’s heat

The North wind won’t blow. And never mind snow, there’s barely a sign of autumnal crispness in the air. It’s tough for fashion retailers.

Zara UK’s operating profit fell by over a third, 34.3 per cent, in the year to the end of January 2014 due to costs increasing by £32.9m while its sales increased by just £15m, up 3.4% on last year.

Comment: UK proving to be a challenging market for Zara

Zara UK’s operating profit fell by over a third in the year to the end of January 2014 because of increased costs, while its sales increased by just £15m.


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